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Neil Gaiman


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. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Lewis Carroll, Mary Shelley,... See full bio »

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Stardust
Stardust Writer
(2007)
Beowulf
Beowulf Writer
(2007)
Princess Mononoke
(1997)
Doctor Who
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(2011-2013)

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  The Thing About Cassandra (based on the short story by) (announced)
  The Sandman (comics) (pre-production)
  Good Omens (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 6 episodes, 2018 - 2019) (created by - 6 episodes, 2018 - 2019) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2019)
- Pilot (2019) ... (based on the novel by) / (creator) / (teleplay by)
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... (based on the novel by) / (creator)
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... (based on the novel by) / (creator)
- Episode #1.3 (2018) ... (based on the novel by) / (creator)
- Episode #1.2 (2018) ... (based on the novel by) / (creator)
  Lucifer (TV Series) (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo - 31 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (based on characters created by: for Vertigo - 26 episodes, 2017 - 2018)
- Once Upon a Time (2018) ... (based on characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Boo Normal (2018) ... (based on characters created by: for Vertigo)
- A Devil of My Word (2018) ... (based on characters created by: for Vertigo)
- Quintessential Deckerstar (2018) ... (based on characters created by: for Vertigo)
- All Hands on Decker (2018) ... (based on characters created by: for Vertigo)
  American Gods (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 7 episodes, 2017) (based on the book by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Come to Jesus (2017) ... (based on the book by)
- A Prayer for Mad Sweeney (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- A Murder of Gods (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Lemon Scented You (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Git Gone (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
 2017 How to Talk to Girls at Parties (based on the short story by)
 2016 Neil Gaiman's Likely Stories (TV Mini-Series) (short story - 4 episodes)
- Closing Time (2016) ... (short story)
- Looking for the Girl (2016) ... (short story)
- Feeders and Eaters (2016) ... (short story)
- Foreign Parts (2016) ... (short story)
 2016 Guardians of the Galaxy (TV Series) (character: Angela - 2 episodes)
- Asgard War Part One: Lightnin' Strikes (2016) ... (character: Angela - uncredited)
- We Are the World Tree (2016) ... (character: Angela - uncredited)
 2016 Marvel Avengers Academy (Video Game) (character: Angela - uncredited)
 2014 Eternals (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 10 episodes)
- Journey's End ... (written by)
- Modified Rapture ... (written by)
- Gods, Heroes and Others ... (written by)
- Right to Life ... (written by)
- Revelations ... (written by)
 2014 Marvel Knights: Eternals (Video)
 2013 A Dream of Flying (Short)
  Doctor Who (TV Series) (1 episode, 2013) (written by - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2013)
- Rain Gods (2013) ... (uncredited)
- Nightmare in Silver (2013) ... (written by)
- The Doctor's Wife (2011) ... (written by)
 2013 A Calendar of Tales: February Tale (Short) (written by)
 2013 A Calendar of Tales: October Tale (Short) (written by)
 2012 The Lingerer (Short) (based on a story by)
 2010 Nicholas Was (Short)
 2010 Romance Rytirske Doby (Short)
 2010 The 82nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (segment "What the Oscars Would Mean to Me: Coraline")
 2009 10 Minute Tales (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Statuesque (2009) ... (written by)
 2009 Coraline (book)
 2009 Coraline (Video Game) (story)
 2008 It Was a Dark and Silly Night (Short) (story)
 2008 We Can Get Them for You Wholesale (Short) (short story)
 2007 Beowulf (screenplay)
 2007 Stardust (novel)
 2005 Mirrormask (story) / (teleplay)
 2004 We Can Get Them for You Wholesale (Short) (short story)
 2003 A Short Film About John Bolton (Short) (writer)
 2001 Neil Gaiman Live at the Aladdin (Video documentary) (poem) / (short stories Chivalry, Babycakes, Being An Experiment Upon Strictly Scientific Lines, Locks and Price)
 1998 Babylon 5 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Day of the Dead (1998) ... (writer)
 1997 Todd McFarlane's Spawn (Video) (characters: Cogliostro & Angela - uncredited)
 1997 Princess Mononoke (adapted by: English version)
  Neverwhere (TV Mini-Series) (series deviser - 6 episodes, 1996) (written by - 6 episodes, 1996)
- As Above, So Below (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Down Street (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Blackfriars (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Earl's Court to Islington (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
- Knightsbridge (1996) ... (series deviser) / (written by)
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Other Works:

Writer of numerous comics, including "Black Orchid", "Violent Cases", "Death: the High Cost of Living" and the legendary "Sandman". See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 12 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | Official blog | See more »

Alternate Names:

Nails Ghoulman

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and it opens up your heart and it means that someone can get inside you and mess you up. You build up all these defenses, you build up a whole suit of armor, so that nothing can hurt you, then one stupid person, no different from any other stupid person, wanders into your stupid life...You give them a ... See more »

Trivia:

In his novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Gaiman has one of the characters say "spit-spot" from Mary Poppins (1964). He's a big fan of the books written by P.L. Travers. See more »

Trademark:

Often titles his stories after song names, particularly ones by Lou Reed, Joy Division, and Broadway standards. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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