Neil Gaiman


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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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Good Omens Writer
(2019)
Stardust Writer
(2007)
Beowulf Writer
(2007)
(1997)

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  Black Hole (earlier screenplay) (pre-production)
 2021 The Sandman (TV Series) (developed by - 11 episodes)
- Episode #1.11 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.10 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.9 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.8 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.7 (2021) ... (creator)
  American Gods (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 15 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (based upon the book by - 7 episodes, 2021) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2019) (based on the book by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Fire and Ice (2021) ... (based upon the book by)
- Conscience of the King (2021) ... (based upon the book by)
- Sister Rising (2021) ... (based upon the book by)
- The Unseen (2021) ... (based upon the book by)
- Ashes and Demons (2021) ... (based upon the book by)
  Lucifer (TV Series) (based on characters created by: for Vertigo - 36 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (based on the characters created by: for Vertigo - 31 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (based on characters created for DC by - 8 episodes, 2020)
- Spoiler Alert (2020) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Our Mojo (2020) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- BlueBallz (2020) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Detective Amenadiel (2020) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- It Never Ends Well for the Chicken (2020) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
 2020 The Sandman (TV Series) (writer)
 2020 Good Omens: Lockdown (Short) (based on characters created by) / (written by)
 2020 Rory's Story (Video short) (writer)
 2019 Death (Video short) (characters)
 2019 The Grave of St. Oran (Short) (poem)
  Good Omens (TV Mini-Series) (based on the book by - 6 episodes, 2019) (written by - 6 episodes, 2019) (created for television by - 5 episodes, 2019) (written for television by - 5 episodes, 2019)
- The Very Last Day of the Rest of Their Lives (2019) ... (based on the book by) / (created for television by) / (written by) / (written for television by)
- The Doomsday Option (2019) ... (based on the book by) / (written by)
- Hard Times (2019) ... (based on the book by) / (created for television by) / (written by) / (written for television by)
- The Book (2019) ... (based on the book by) / (created for television by) / (written by) / (written for television by)
- Saturday Morning Funtime (2019) ... (based on the book by) / (created for television by) / (written by) / (written for television 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)
 2014 Eternals (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 10 episodes)
- Journey's End (2014) ... (written by)
- Modified Rapture (2014) ... (written by)
- Gods, Heroes and Others (2014) ... (written by)
- Right to Life (2014) ... (written by)
- Revelations (2014) ... (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 Offres Spéciales (Short) (novel)
 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)
 2002 Signal to Noise (Short)
 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 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "American Gods" See more »

Publicity Listings:

8 Interviews | 12 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site | Twitter

Alternate Names:

Nails Ghoulman

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I love writing stuff where I get to set the rules. Which is, I guess, a bit like fantasy in that I love being God when I write. Could I have written 'The Ocean at the End of the Lane' with absolutely no magic? Sure I could. But the magic in 'Ocean' for me is like adding a little salt. It brings out the tastes. It makes things that happen, happen more so. See more »

Trivia:

His novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane derived from his own childhood experiences. See more »

Trademark:

Messy Black Hair See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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