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H.P. Lovecraft (1890–1937)


Born in Providence, Lovecraft was a sickly child whose parents died insane. When he was 16, he wrote the astronomy column in the Providence Tribune. Between 1908 and 1923, he wrote short stories for Weird Tales magazine, among others. He died in Providence, in poverty, on March 15, 1937. His most famous novel is considered to be "At the Mountains ... See full bio »

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 2017 H.P. Lovecraft's the Terrible Old Man (Short) (based on a story by) (completed)
 2017 The Colour Out of Space (Short) (short story)
 2016 The Music of Erich Zann (Short) (source)
 2016 El extraño caso de Lucio Belmonte (Short) (inspired by)
 2016 At the Mountains of Madness (Short) (original story - uncredited)
 2016 Azathoth (Short) (original story)
 2015 El extraño que surgió del abismo (Short) (inspired by)
 2015 Portal to Hell!!! (Short) (inspired by the books of)
 2015 Innsmouth (Short) (original stories)
 2015 H.P. Lovecraft the Game: Terrible Old Man (Short) (inspired by)
 2015 La noche del océano (Short)
 2014/I From Beyond (Short) (writer)
 2014/I Memory (Short) (writer)
 2014 The Deep End (Short) (inspired by)
 2014 El modelo de Pickman (Short) (based on a story by)
 2014 Miskatonic University (Short) (inspired by)
 2013 The Deep Ones (Short) (inspired by)
 2013 Subb Niggurath (Short) (based on the works of)
 2012 Pickman's Model (Short) (short)
 2012 Muerte cerebral (Short) (characters)
 2012 Night Gaunts (Short) (inspired by the works of)
 2012 The Music of Jo Hyeja (Short) (original story by)
 2012/IV In Between (Short) (inspired by)
 2012 The Shadow Out of Time (Short) (story)
 2012 The Terrible Old Man (Short) (original story)
 2011 H.P. Lovecraft's The Silver Key (Short) (story)
 2011 Shadow Beyond Time (Short) (novellas "The Shadow Out of Time" and "The Shadow Over Innsmouth")
 2011 Shadow of the Unnamable (Short) (short story)
 2011 The Curse of Yig (Short) (original story)
 2011 Hunters of the Dark (Short) (inspired by the works of)
 2010 Mr. Noyes (Short)
 2010 Innsbay (Short) (story)
 2010 Nekromania (Short) (novel)
 2010 Fyren (Short) (inspired by)
 2010 The Picture in the House (Short) (short story)
 2010 Vigor Mortis (Short) (story)
 2010 The Silver Key (Short) (story)
 2009 Ex Oblivione (Short) (story) / (writer)
 2009/II From the Dark (Short) (original story)
 2009/II The Music of Erich Zann (Short) (short story)
 2009/I The Music of Erich Zann (Short) (story)
 2008 The Statement of Randolph Carter (Short) (short story)
 2008/II The Book (Short) (after: short stories "The Book" and "The Descendant")
 2008 Re-Animator: 1942 (Short) (story)
 2007 The Statement (Short) (short story "The Statement of Randolph Carter")
 2007 H.P. Lovecraft's The Terrible Old Man (Short) (story)
 2007 Beyond Lovesauce (Short) (inspiration)
 2006 Dunwich (Short) (short story)
 2006 From Beyond (Short) (short story)
 2005 Die Musik des Erich Zann (Short) (short story)
 2005 ReCreation (Short) (inspiration)
 2005 The Statement of Randolph Carter (Short) (short story)
 2005 Asleep in the Deep (Short) (story)
 2004 Innsmouth Legacy (Short) (short story)
 2004 13:de mars 1941 (Short) (inspiration)
 2004 Angry and Moist: An Undead Chronicle (Short) (short story)
 2003 Pickman's Model (Short) (short story)
 2003 An Imperfect Solution: A Tale of the Re-Animator (Short) (story "Herbert West: Re-Animator")
 2003 The Picture in the House (Short) (original story)
 2002 The Evil Clergymen (Short) (short story)
 2001 Nyarlathotep (Short) (short story)
 2001 Le peuple ancien (Short) (story "The Very Old Folk")
 1999 Cool Air (Short) (story)
 1998 The Outsider (Short) (short story)
 1997 From Beyond (Short) (original story)
 1997 The Hound (Short) (based on a story by)
 1996 Cthulhu Wore Tennis Shoes (Short) (characters)
 1994/II The Outsider (Short) (short story)
 1993 The Outsider (Short)
 1988 Epikindyni zoni (Short) (short story)
 1981 Pickman's Model (Short) (story)
 1980 The Music of Erich Zann (Short) (short story)
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Other Works:

Story: "The Dreams in the Witch House". NOTE: Filmed as The Crimson Cult (1968). See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 7 Print Biographies | 6 Portrayals | 4 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Height:

5' 10¾" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[epitaph in his gravestone]: I am Providence. See more »

Trivia:

Responsible for creating the nucleus of the "Cthulhu Mythos," a cycle of loosely-related stories that he (and other writers including Robert Bloch, August Derleth, Robert Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, and Brian Lumley) conceived that concerned the "Great Old Ones," beings from outer space who took up residence on Earth to cause havoc. Ironically, although Lovecraft was an atheist (having renounced ... See more »

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