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Iain Banks (I) (1954–2013)

Iain Banks was born on February 16, 1954 in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland. He was a writer, known for Complicity (2000), Stonemouth (2015) and The Crow Road (1996). He was married to Adele Hartley and Annie Blackburn. He died on June 9, 2013 in Kirkcaldy, Fife. See full bio »

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Complicity Writer
Stonemouth Writer
The Crow Road Writer


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 2015 Stonemouth (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 2 episodes)
- Stonemouth: Part 2 (2015) ... (novel)
- Stonemouth: Part 1 (2015) ... (novel)
 2013 Iain Banks: Raw Spirit (TV Movie documentary) (excerpts from novels by)
 2000 Complicity (novel)
 1996 The Crow Road (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Rory (1996) ... (novel)
- Fergus (1996) ... (novel)
- Kenneth (1996) ... (novel)
- Prentice (1996) ... (novel)
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 2013 Iain Banks: Raw Spirit (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Interviewed Guest
 2011 The Gadget Show (TV Series)
- Episode #16.6 (2011) ... Himself
 2004-2007 Breakfast (TV Series)
- Episode dated 5 March 2007 (2007) ... Himself
- Episode dated 6 October 2004 (2004) ... Himself
 2006 The Martians and Us (TV Series documentary)
- Trouble in Paradise (2006) ... Himself (as Iain M Banks)
 2006 Mark Lawson Talks to... (TV Series)
- Iain Banks (2006) ... Himself
 2006 Mastermind (TV Series)
 2006 University Challenge (TV Series)
- News vs. Writers (2006) ... Himself
- Actors vs. Writers (2006) ... Himself
 2005 Derren Brown: Trick of the Mind (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #2.5 (2005) ... Himself
 2002 Question Time (TV Series)
- Episode dated 24 October 2002 (2002) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Author (as Iain M. Banks): "Against a Dark Background"

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Iain M. Banks | Iain M Banks

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He wasn't going to kill himself, it would be too easy. See more »


His death was announced in Interzone Magazine alongside the bleak statement: "I don't have the words for this.". See more »

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