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David Mitchell was born on January 12, 1969 in Southport, Lancashire, England. He is a writer and actor, known for Cloud Atlas (2012), Sense8 (2015) and The Voorman Problem (2011). He is married to Keiko Yoshida. They have two children. See full bio »

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Cloud Atlas
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 2012 Cloud Atlas (novel "Cloud Atlas")
 2011 The Voorman Problem (Short) (novel "number9dream" excerpt)
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 2017 Sense8 (TV Series)
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- Polyphony (2017) ... David Mitchell
 2012 Cloud Atlas
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 2008/I Pretty Girls (Short)
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 2014 Kimi ga boku no musuko ni tsuite oshiete kuretakoto (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 The Daily Show (TV Series)
- David Mitchell (2013) ... Himself
 2011 Miradas 2 (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 2 October 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2010 Late Review (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 21 May 2010 (2010) ... Himself - Interviewee

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Novel: Cloud Atlas See more »

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I'm basically not a novelist. I'm a writer of novellas, and that's my optimum form: 70 to 100 pages. Meaty enough to get going and form emotional attachments; short enough, hopefully, to not get boring. See more »


He and Japanese-born wife KA Yoshida have an autistic child, and in 2013 they translated a book written by an autistic, 13-year-old Japanese boy into English. See more »

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