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) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.11 (2021) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.10 ... (creator)
- Episode #1.9 ... (creator)
- Episode #1.8 ... (creator)
- Episode #1.7 ... (creator)
  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) (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)
  American Gods (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 15 episodes, 2017 - 2019) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2019) (based on the book by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Moon Shadow (2019) ... (based on the novel by)
- Treasure of the Sun (2019) ... (based on the novel by)
- Donar the Great (2019) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Ways of the Dead (2019) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Greatest Story Ever Told (2019) ... (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)
 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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His novel, "Neverwhere," was adapted by Robert Kauzlaric at the Lifeline Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Alan Donahue was scenic designer. Mikhail Fiksel composed original incidental music and sound designer. Kevin D. Gawley was lighting designer. Elizabeth Powell Wislar was costume designer. Kimberly G. Morris was puppet ... See more »

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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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Personal Quote:

Sometimes the only way I would know that a story had finished was when there weren't any more words to be written down. See more »

Trivia:

Son Anthony, with wife Amanda Palmer, born at 8:37 a.m. on September 16, 2015. See more »

Trademark:

Celestial imagery like the Moon and the stars. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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