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William Gibson was born on March 17, 1948 in Conway, South Carolina, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Johnny Mnemonic (1995), Pattern Recognition and The X-Files (1993). He has been married to Deborah Jean Thompson since 1972. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

The X-Files Writer


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 2022 The Peripheral (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 8 episodes)
- The Creation of a Thousand Forests (2022) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Doodad (2022) ... (based on the novel by)
- Fuck You and Eat Shit (2022) ... (based on the novel by)
- What About Bob? (2022) ... (based on the novel by)
- Jackpot (2022) ... (based on the novel by)
 2019 Alien III (Podcast Series)
 1998-2000 The X-Files (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- First Person Shooter (2000) ... (written by)
- Kill Switch (1998) ... (written by)
 1998 New Rose Hotel (short story)
 1995 Johnny Mnemonic: The Interactive Action Movie (Video Game) (story "Johnny Mnemonic")
 1995 Johnny Mnemonic (screenplay) / (short story)
 1993 Tomorrow Calling (TV Short) (short story "The Gernsback Continuum")
 1993 The Chaos Engine (Video Game) (inspired by a book written by - uncredited)
 1988 Neuromancer (Video Game) (novel)
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Created the computer software/poem 'Agrippa' in 1992. The poem came installed on a Macintosh floppy disk and would erase itself once booted into a computer and read. The disk was also packaged with etchings by Dennis Ashbaugh that were rendered with an ink that deteriorates in ambient light and bindings that oxidize and flake ... See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 5 Articles | See more »

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6' 6" (1.98 m)


Deborah Jean Thompson  (2 children)

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Coined the phrase "cyberspace" in his novel "Neuromancer". See more »

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