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Christopher Priest was born on July 14, 1943 in Cheadle, Cheshire, England as Christopher McKenzie Priest. He is a writer, known for The Prestige (2006), One Million Times (2017) and The Stooge (2016). He has been married to Leigh Kennedy since 1988. They have two children. He was previously married to Lisa Tuttle. See full bio »

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 2009 The Sorting Out (Short)
 2006 The Prestige (novel)
 1981 Into the Labyrinth (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Treason (1981) ... (as Chris Priest)
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 2006 The Martians and Us (TV Series documentary)
- The End of the World as We Know It (2006) ... Himself

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The Separation. London: Scribner, 2002. [novel] See more »

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I grew up reading science fiction, and within three months of discovering it, I knew I wanted to write science fiction. [Interview in Locus magazine, June 2006] See more »


British novelist, short story writer, and anthology editor Christopher Priest should not be confused with James Owsley, the American comic book writer who legally changed his name to Christopher James Priest (aka Christopher J. Priest, C. J. Priest, or simply Priest). Unfortunately, the two have been confused by consumers - who buy works by one, expecting the works to have been created by the ... See more »



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