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Michael Hirst was born on September 21, 1952 in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Elizabeth (1998), Vikings (2013) and The Tudors (2007). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Elizabeth
Elizabeth Writer
(1998)
Vikings
Vikings Writer
(2013-2018)
The Tudors
The Tudors Writer
(2007-2010)

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  1906 (screenplay) (announced)
  Vikings (TV Series) (created by - 70 episodes, 2015 - 2018) (written by - 69 episodes, 2013 - 2018) (creator - 19 episodes, 2013 - 2014)
- Episode #5.19 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #5.18 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #5.17 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #5.16 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #5.14 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Camelot (TV Series) (creator - 10 episodes, 2011) (story - 1 episode, 2011)
- Reckoning (2011) ... (creator)
- The Battle of Bardon Pass (2011) ... (creator)
- Igraine (2011) ... (creator)
- The Long Night (2011) ... (creator)
- Three Journeys (2011) ... (creator)
  The Tudors (TV Series) (creator - 38 episodes, 2007 - 2010) (written by - 38 episodes, 2007 - 2010)
- Death of a Monarchy (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Secrets of the Heart (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- As It Should Be (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Sixth and the Final Wife (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- You Have My Permission (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2007 Elizabeth: The Golden Age (written by)
 2005 Have No Fear: The Life of Pope John Paul II (TV Movie) (screenplay) / (story)
 2002 Il giovane Casanova (TV Movie)
 1998 Elizabeth (written by)
 1994 Uncovered (screenplay)
 1991 Meeting Venus (written by)
 1988 The Deceivers (screenplay)
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Michael Hirst said, "I respect show runners who work with a writer's room, but I'm not sure I could do that!" Hirst is the creator, executive producer and sole writer of History's drama, Vikings. "It's enough for me to be dealing with production, so if I had to be rewriting scripts and dealing with other writers' egos, I'm not sure it would be a very enjoyable experience for me." Neck-deep in ... See more »

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