No photo available. Represent Manly Wade Wellman? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Down 609,311 this week

Manly Wade Wellman (1903–1986)

Manly Wade Wellman was born on May 21, 1903, in Kamundongo, Portuguese West Africa (now Angola), where his father, Dr. Frederick Creighton Wellman, was a physician at a British medical outpost. It was there that he first encountered African tales of magic and the spirit world, a fascination that would stay with him for life. His first story ... See full bio »


in Angola

IMDb's Superhero Guide

It's a great time to be a superhero fan! Find new releases, premiere dates, trailers, photos, and more.

Find more superheroes

Around The Web


Powered by ZergNet

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1502 people
created 28 Jun 2013
a list of 8876 people
created 22 Jan 2016

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Manly Wade Wellman's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

The Twilight Zone
Night Gallery
Night Gallery Writer
Monsters Writer


Hide Hide Show Show Writer (5 credits)
 1988 Monsters (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Rouse Him Not (1988) ... (story)
 1972 The Legend of Hillbilly John (book "Who Fears the Devil?")
 1971 Night Gallery (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- A Question of Fear/The Devil Is Not Mocked (1971) ... (short story - segment "The Devil Is Not Mocked")
 1961 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (based on a short story by - 1 episode)
- Still Valley (1961) ... (based on a short story by - as Manley Wade Wellman)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Meddlers (1951) ... (story)

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Caheena" See more »

Alternate Names:

Manley Wade Wellman

Did You Know?


Brother of Paul Wellman.

Star Sign:


Contribute to This Page