Authors with Books that Made it to the Big Screen :)by sorgbrittanyl | created - 12 Feb 2016 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
Authors that had there books made into Movies, Mini-Series, Tv Shows, or Tv Movies:)
Writer | Cedar Cove
Debbie Macomber was born as Debbie Adler. She is a writer and producer, known for Cedar Cove (2013), Trading Christmas (2011) and The Christmas Basket. She has been married to Wayne Macomber since September 7, 1968. They have four children.
Cedar Cove (TV Series) (2013-2015)
Trading Christmas (2011) Miracle in Manhattan (2010) (book "Call Me Mrs. Miracle") Mrs. Miracle (2009) This Matter of Marriage (1998)
Writer | Changes
Danielle Steel was born on August 14, 1947 in New York City, New York, USA as Danielle Fernande Dominique Schuelein-Steel. She is a writer, known for Changes (1991), Now and Forever (1983) and Safe Harbour (2007). She was previously married to Thomas J. Perkins, John Traina, William George Toth, ...
Safe Harbour (Video) (2007) The Ring (TV Movie) (1996) Full Circle (TV Movie) (1996) Remembrance (TV Movie) (1996) Mixed Blessings (TV Movie) (1995) No Greater Love (TV Movie) (1996) Vanished (TV Movie) (1995) Family Album (TV Movie) (1994) A Perfect Stranger (TV Movie) (1994) Once in a Lifetime (TV Movie) (1994) Message from Nam (TV Movie) (1993) Star (TV Movie) (1993) Heartbeat (TV Movie) (1993) Jewels (TV Movie) (1992) Secrets (TV Movie) (1992) Daddy (TV Movie) (1991) Palomino (TV Movie) (1991) Changes (TV Movie) (1991) Fine Things (TV Movie) (1990) Kaleidoscope (TV Movie) (1990) Crossings (TV Mini-Series) (1986) Now and Forever (1983)
3. Sandra Brown
Writer | Sandra Brown's White Hot
Ricochet (TV Movie) (2011) Smoke Screen (TV Movie) (2010) French Silk (TV Movie) (1994)
When Calls the Heart (TV Series) (2015-????)
When Calls the Heart (TV Movie) (2013)
Love's Christmas Journey (TV Movie) (2011) Love Begins (TV Movie) (2011) Love Finds a Home (TV Movie) (2009) Love Takes Wing (TV Movie) (2009) Love's Unfolding Dream (TV Movie) (2007) Love's Unending Legacy (TV Movie) (2007) Love's Abiding Joy (2006) Love's Long Journey (2005) Love's Enduring Promise (2004) Love Comes Softly (2003)
5. Stephen King
Writer | Maximum Overdrive
Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital in Portland. His parents were Nellie Ruth (Pillsbury), who worked as a caregiver at a mental institute, and Donald Edwin King, a merchant seaman. His father was born under the surname "Pollock", but used the last name ...
The Dark Tower (2017)
Cujo: Canine Unit Joint Operations (2017)
11.22.63 (TV Mini-Series)(2016)
Mr. Mercedes (TV Series) (2015)
Gerald's Game (novel) (announced)
It (novel) (announced)
Lisey's Story (novel)
Rose Madder (novel) (announced)
The Stand (based on the novel by) (announced)
The Talisman (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
Under the Dome (TV SERIES 2013-2015) Bag of Bones (TV Mini-Series) (2011) The Dead Zone (TV Series)(2002-2007) Salem's Lot (TV Movie) (2004) Dreamcatcher (2003) The Green Mile (1999) Thinner (1996) Dolores Claiborne (1995) Needful Things (1993) The Tommyknockers (TV Mini-Series) (1993) The Dark Half (novel "The Dark Half") (1993) Misery (1990) It (TV Mini-Series(1990) Pet Sematary (1989) Apt Pupil (1987) Firestarter (1984) Christine (1983) The Dead Zone (1983) Cujo (1983) The Shining (1980) Salem's Lot (TV Movie) (1979) Carrie (1976)
Writer | Safe Haven
Nicholas Sparks was born on December 31, 1965 in Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1988 and is one of the more critically-acclaimed authors of the past 5 years. He is the author of 5 best-selling books, including "The Notebook" and "The Rescue". Eleven of his books, ...
The Choice (2016) The Longest Ride (2015) The Best of Me (2014) Safe Haven (2013) The Lucky One (2012) The Last Song (2010) Dear John (2010) Nights in Rodanthe (2008) The Notebook (2004) A Walk to Remember (2002) Message in a Bottle (1999)
Writer | Witness for the Prosecution
Agatha was born as "Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller" in 1890 to Frederick Alvah Miller and Clara Boehmer. Agatha was of American and British descent, her father being American and her mother British. Her father was a relatively affluent stockbroker. Agatha received home education from early childhood ...
Producer | Like Dandelion Dust
#1 New York Times Bestselling novelist Karen Kingsbury writes Life-Changing Fiction(TM) and has been called America's favorite inspirational author. There are more than 25 million copies of her award-winning books in print, including several million copies sold in the past year. Karen's last dozen ...
The Bridge (TV Movie) (2015) Like Dandelion Dust (2009) Every Woman's Dream (TV Movie) (book "Deadly Pretender: The Double Life of David Miller)(1996)
9. Nora Roberts
Writer | Carolina Moon
Nora Roberts was born on October 10, 1950 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Eleanor Robertson. She is known for her work on Carolina Moon (2007), Sanctuary (2001) and Blue Smoke (2007). She has been married to Bruce Wilder since July 6, 1985. She was previously married to Ronald ...
Carnal Innocence (TV Movie) (2011) Tribute (TV Movie) (2009) High Noon (TV Movie) (2009) Midnight Bayou (TV Movie) (2009) Northern Lights (TV Movie) (2009) Carolina Moon (TV Movie) (2007) Blue Smoke (TV Movie) (2007) Montana Sky (TV Movie) (2007) Angels Fall (TV Movie) (2007) Sanctuary (TV Movie) (2001) Magic Moments (TV Movie) (1989)
10. Dan Brown
Writer | Inferno
Dan Brown was born on June 22, 1964 in Exeter, New Hampshire, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Inferno (2016), The Da Vinci Code (2006) and Angels & Demons (2009). He has been married to Blythe Newlon since 1997.
Inferno (2016) The Lost Symbol (????) Angels & Demons (2009) The Da Vinci Code (2006)
11. John Green
Producer | Paper Towns
John Michael Green was born on August 24, 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a YouTube video-blogger, or "vlogger", with his brother, Hank Green. Their YouTube channel, Vlogbrothers, has over 2,500,000 subscribers as of May 2015. Perhaps more notably, John is also an author. His most recent book,...
Looking for Alaska (2017) Paper Towns (2015) The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
12. J.K. Rowling
Joanne Rowling was born in Yate, near Bristol, a few miles south of a town called Dursley ("Harry Potter"'s Muggle-family). Her father Peter Rowling was an engineer for Rolls Royce in Bristol at this time. Her mother, Anne, was half-French and half-Scottish. They met on a train as it left King's ...
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 3 (2020) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 (2018) Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)
13. Suzanne Collins
Writer | The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins is an American television writer and novelist, author of the bestselling series The Underland Chronicles and the wildly successful Hunger Games trilogy that spawned the Lionsgate film The Hunger Games (2012) and the three subsequently announced sequels, The Hunger Games: Catching ...
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (2015) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014) The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) The Hunger Games (2012)
14. Stephenie Meyer
Stephenie born in Connecticut in 1973. Her family was settled in Phoenix by the time she was four. The unusual spelling of her name came from her father, Stephen ( + ie).
Stephenie went to high school in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was awarded a National Merit Scholarship, and she used it to pay her ...
The Host (2013) The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012) The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011) The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010) The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) Twilight (2008)
15. Veronica Roth
Writer | Divergent
The Divergent Series: Ascendant (2017) The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2016) Insurgent (2015) Divergent (2014)
16. Lauren Oliver
Writer | Before I Fall
Lauren Oliver is the author of the YA bestselling novels Before I Fall, Panic, and Vanishing Girls and the Delirium trilogy: Delirium, Pandemonium, and Requiem, which have been translated into more than thirty languages and are New York Times and international bestselling novels. She is also the ...
Before I Fall (2016) Panic (announced) Delirium (TV Movie) (2014)
17. Neil Gaiman
Writer | Stardust
Neil Gaiman is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films. He is best known for the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book.
As a child and a teenager, Gaiman read the works of C. S. ...
American Gods (TV Series)(2017) The Graveyard Book (????) Stardust (2007)
The Reckoning (TV Movie) (2015) The Confession (TV Movie) (2013) The Shunning (TV Movie) (2011) Saving Sarah Cain (2007)
19. Anne Rice
Anne Rice began life as "Howard Allen O'Brien", second of four daughters born to Howard and Katherine Allen O'Brien. She decided to call herself "Anne", when she enrolled in first grade at the Redemptorist Catholic School. Her mother (who had long suffered from alcoholism) died when Anne was nearly...
The Young Messiah (2016) Queen of the Damned (2002) Earth Angels (TV Movie)(2001) Feast of All Saints (TV Movie) (2001) Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994) Exit to Eden (1994)
20. Cormac McCarthy
Writer | The Road
Cormac McCarthy was born on July 20, 1933 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Charles Joseph McCarthy Jr. He is a writer, known for The Road (2009), No Country for Old Men (2007) and The Counsellor (2013). He was previously married to Jennifer Claire Winkley, Anne DeLisle and Lee Holleman.
Child of God (2013) The Road (2009) No Country for Old Men (2007) All the Pretty Horses (2000)
21. E.L. James
Producer | Fifty Shades of Grey
E.L. James was born on March 7, 1963 in London, England as Erika Mitchell. She is known for her work on Fifty Shades of Grey (2015), Fifty Shades Freed (2018) and Fifty Shades Darker (2017). She has been married to Niall Leonard since August 8, 1987. They have two children.
Fifty Shades Freed (2018) Fifty Shades Darker (2017) Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
22. James Dashner
Writer | The Maze Runner
The Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018) Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) The Maze Runner (2014)
23. C.S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis was born in 1898 and brought up in a very strict, religious household. While he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the "stiff upper lip" in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve. He became an Oxford don and led a sheltered life. He seriously questioned his ...
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair (announced) The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)
24. Philippa Gregory
Writer | The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory was born on January 9, 1954 in Nairobi, Kenya. She is a writer and producer, known for The Other Boleyn Girl (2008), The White Queen (2013) and A Respectable Trade (1998). She is married to Anthony Mason. She was previously married to Paul Carter and Peter Chislett.
The White Queen (TV Mini-Series) (2013) The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) The Other Boleyn Girl (2003) A Respectable Trade (TV Mini-Series) (1998)
25. James Patterson
Writer | Alex Cross
James Patterson was born on March 22, 1947 in Newburgh, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Alex Cross (2012), Kiss the Girls (1997) and Along Came a Spider (2001). He has been married to Susan Lori Solie since 1997. They have one child.
Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life (novel)(2016) Zoo (Tv Series) (2015-16) Alex Cross (novel "Cross")(2012) Sundays at Tiffany's (TV Movie) (2010) Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (TV Movie) (2005) 1st to Die (TV Movie) (2003) Along Came a Spider (novel)(2001) Miracle on the 17th Green (TV Movie) (1999) Kiss the Girls (novel)(1997) Child of Darkness, Child of Light (TV Movie) (novel "Virgin") (1991)
Writer | Flowers in the Attic
Virginia C. Andrews was born on June 6, 1923 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA as Cleo Virginia Andrews. She was a writer and actress, known for Flowers in the Attic (1987), V.C. Andrews' Heaven and Flowers in the Attic (2014). She died on December 19, 1986 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
My Sweet Audrina (TV Movie) (2016) Seeds of Yesterday (TV Movie) (2015) If There Be Thorns (TV Movie) (2015) Petals on the Wind (TV Movie) (2014) Flowers in the Attic (TV Movie) (2014) Rain (novel)(2006) Flowers in the Attic (1987)
27. R.L. Stine
Writer | Goosebumps
R.L. Stine was born on October 8, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Robert Lawrence Stine. He is a writer and producer, known for Goosebumps (2015), Eureeka's Castle (1989) and The Au Pair. He has been married to Jane Waldhorn since June 22, 1969. They have one child.
Goosebumps (2015) Eye Candy (2015) Mostly Ghostly (Video) (2008) Superstitious (1999) Goosebumps (TV Series) (1998)
28. Lois Duncan
Writer | I Know What You Did Last Summer
Lois Duncan was born on April 28, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Lois Duncan Steinmetz. She was a writer, known for I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998) and Down a Dark Hall (2018). She was married to Don Arquette and Joseph "Buzz" Cardozo...
I Know What You Did Last Summer (2017) Down a Dark Hall Stranger with My Face (TV Movie) (2009) Hotel for Dogs (2009) Held for Ransom (novel "Ransom")(2000) Don't Look Behind You (TV Movie) (1999) I've Been Waiting for You (TV Movie) (novel "Gallows Hill")(1998) I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) Killing Mr. Griffin (TV Movie) (1997) Stranger in Our House (TV Movie) (novel "Summer of Fear")(1978)
29. John Grisham
Writer | Runaway Jury
A graduate of Mississippi State University and Ole Miss Law School, John Grisham obtained his law degree in 1981 and practiced law for about 10 years, specializing in criminal defense and personal injury litigation. He was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives in 1983 and served until...
The Firm (2012) Christmas with the Kranks (novel "Skipping Christmas")(2004) Runaway Jury (2003) A Painted House (TV Movie) (2003) The Rainmaker (1997) The Chamber (1996) A Time to Kill (1996) The Client (1994) The Pelican Brief (1993) The Firm (1993)
Writer | Bridge to Terabithia
Katherine Paterson was born on October 31, 1932 in Qing Jiang, China as Katherine Womeldorf. She is a writer and actress, known for Bridge to Terabithia (2007), The Flint Heart and The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015). She has been married to John Paterson since 1962. They have four children.
The Great Gilly Hopkins (2015) Bridge to Terabithia (2007) Lyddie (TV Movie) (1993) Jacob Have I Loved (TV Movie) (1989) Bridge to Terabithia (TV Movie) (1985)
31. Jodi Picoult
Writer | My Sister's Keeper
Jodi Picoult was born on May 19, 1966 in the USA as Jodi Lynn Picoult. She is a writer, known for My Sister's Keeper (2009), Small Great Things and Vanishing Acts. She has been married to Timothy Warren van Leer since November 18, 1989. They have three children.
Salem Falls (TV Movie) (2011) My Sister's Keeper (2009) The Tenth Circle (TV Movie) (2008) Plain Truth (TV Movie) (2004) The Pact (TV Movie) (2002)
32. Ian McEwan
Writer | Atonement
Ian McEwan was born on June 21, 1948 in Aldershot, Hampshire, England as Ian Russell McEwan. He is a writer and producer, known for Atonement (2007), The Good Son (1993) and Enduring Love (2004). He has been married to Annalena McAfee since 1997. He was previously married to Penny Allen.
On Chesil Beach (2017) Atonement (2007) Enduring Love (2004) The Innocent (1993) The Cement Garden (1993) The Comfort of Strangers (1990)
Writer | Alice Upside Down
Alice Upside Down (2007) Saving Shiloh (2006) Shiloh 2: Shiloh Season (1999) Shiloh (1996)
Tuck Everlasting (2002) The Eyes of the Amaryllis (1982) Tuck Everlasting (1981)
Writer | The Secret Garden
Born in Manchester, England on November 24 1849, Frances Eliza Hodgson was the eldest daughter in a family of two boys and three girls. After her father's death when she was three years old, the Hodgsdons experienced severe financial difficulties. As a young girl, she would scrawl little stories on...
The Misselthwaite Archives (TV Series) (novel "The Secret Garden" (2015) A Little Princess (serveral Movies & TV Shows from 1917-2009) Little Lord Fauntleroy The Secret Graden Little Princess Sarah Little Princess Cedie
36. Roald Dahl
Writer | The Witches
Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916. He served as a fighter pilot in the British R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) during World War II. He made a forced landing in the Libyan Desert and was severely injured. As a result, he spent five months in a Royal Navy hospital in Alexandria. Dahl is known for how he ...
The BFG Willy wonka and he chocolate factory the witches jackanory james and the giant peach Matilda fantastic mr. fox
Writer | Little Women
Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1996.
Little Women Little Men The Inheritance An old- fashioned girl
38. Charlaine Harris
Writer | True Blood
Charlaine Harris was born on November 25, 1951 in Tunica, Mississippi, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for True Blood (2008), The Julius House: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery (2016) and Charlaine Harris: Dying for Daylight (2012).
True Blood(TV Series)(2008-2014)-Sookie Stackhouse Novels
Aurora Teagarden Mysteries:(TV Movies) -A Bone to Pick (2015) -Real Murders (2015) -Three Bedrooms,One Corpse(2016) -The Julius House (2016) -Dead Over Heels (2017) -A Bundle of Trouble (2017) -Last Scene Alive (2018) -Reap What You Sew(2018) -The Disappearing Game (2018)
Midnight, Texas (TV Series) (2017-)
Writer | Road to Avonlea
Lucy Maud Montgomery was a Canadian author with roots in Scotland. She lost her mother at an early age, and was raised by her maternal grandparents. She began to keep a diary and discovered at the age of 10 that she could write poetry. After college she became a teacher but kept writing. In 1908 ...
Anne of Green Gables
(1952) TV series
(1956) TV Movie
(1958) TV Movie
(1972) TV series
(1985) TV Mini-Series
(Film Musical) Announced
Anne of the Windy Poplars (1940)
Anne of Avonlea (TV Series)(1975) Road to Avonlea (TV Series)(1990-1996) Emily of New Moon (TV Series) (1998-2000) Anne with an "E" (TV Series)(2017- )
AOGG:The Sequel(1987) TV Mini-Series AOGG:The Continuing Story(2000)TV Mini-Series
Road to Avonlea (TV Movie) (1990) An Avonlea Christmas (TV Movie) (1998) AOGG: A New Beginning (2008) TV Movie AOGG:The Good Stars (2017) TV Movie AOGG:Fire & Dew(2017) TV Movie
Lantern Hill (TV Movie) (1989)
40. Sophie Kinsella
Writer | Confessions of a Shopaholic
Sophie Kinsella was born on December 12, 1969 in London, England as Madeleine Sophie Townley. She is a writer and producer, known for Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Can You Keep a Secret? and The Undomestic Goddess. She has been married to Henry Wickham since 1991. They have four children.
The Undomestic Goddess (announced) Can You Keep a Secret? (2019) Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
41. Jeff Kinney
Writer | Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Jeff Kinney was born as Jeffrey Patrick Kinney. He is a writer and producer, known for Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010), Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (2017) and Poptropica Worlds (2017). He is married to Julie Kinney. They have two children.
2017 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul 2012 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days 2011 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules 2010 Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Writer | Game of Thrones
George R.R. Martin is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, a screenwriter, and television producer. He is known for his international bestselling series of epic fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, which was later adapted into the HBO ...
Game of Thrones (2011-) Wildcards (Announced) Night Flyers(1987)
43. Jane Austen
Writer | Sense and Sensibility
Jane Austen was born on December 16th, 1775, to the local rector, Rev. George Austen (1731-1805), and Cassandra Leigh (1739-1827). She was the seventh of eight children. She had one older sister, Cassandra. In 1783 she went to Southampton to be taught by a relative, Mrs. Cawley, but was brought ...
Pride and Prejudice
1967 TV Series
1980 TV Series
Emma 1948 TV 1960 Mini 1872 TV Series 1996 1996 TV 2009 Mini
Persuasion 1960 Mini 1971 TV Series 2007 2019
Sense and Sensibility 1971 TV Series 1981 TV Series 1995 2008 Mini 2014
Mansfield Park 1983 TV series 1999 2007
Northanger Abbey 2007
Love & Friendship (Lady Susan) 2016
44. Cecelia Ahern
Writer | Love, Rosie
Cecelia Ahern was born on September 30, 1981 in Dublin, Ireland. She is a writer and producer, known for Love, Rosie (2014), P.S. I Love You (2007) and Samantha Who? (2007). She has been married to David Keoghan since June 11, 2010. They have two children.
P.S. I love you Where the Rainbow ends (Love,Rosie)(2014)
45. John Irving
Writer | The Cider House Rules
John Irving was born on March 2, 1942 in Exeter, New Hampshire, USA as John Wallace Blunt Jr. He is a writer and actor, known for The Cider House Rules (1999), The Door in the Floor (2004) and The World According to Garp (1982). He has been married to Janet Turnbull since 1987. They have one child....
The Door in the Floor(A Widow for One Year")2004 The Cider House Rules 1999 Simon Birch (A Prayer For Owen Meany) 1998 The Hotel New Hampshire 1984 The World According to Garp 1982
46. Edith Wharton
Writer | The Age of Innocence
Inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame in 1996.
2000 The House of Mirth 1999 Passion's Way (TV Movie) 1995 The Buccaneers (TV Mini-Series) 1993 The Age of Innocence 1993 Ethan Frome 1990 The Children 1983 Shades of Darkness (TV Series) 1983 The House of Mirth (TV Movie) 1981 Great Performances (TV Series) 1960 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series) 1960 Ethan Frome 1956 Matinee Theatre (TV Series) 1954 Ponds Theater (TV Series) 1953 General Electric Theater (TV Series) 1952 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series) 1951 Lights Out (TV Series) 1951 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) 1939 The Old Maid 1934 Strange Wives ("Bread Upon the Waters") 1934 The Age of Innocence 1929 The Marriage Playground ("The Children") 1924 The Age of Innocence 1923 The Glimpses of the Moon 1918 The House of Mirth