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Anthony Horowitz


Born in North London, he attended Orley Farm Prep School. Then, he attended Rugby School and he graduated from York University. He wrote his first book when he was only 23 years old. Not only is he a talented screenwriter, he has written over 20 books for children. He continues to write and a list of his books is below. His most recent film project... See full bio »

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Known For

Foyle's War Writer
(2002-2015)
Stormbreaker Writer
(2006)
Alex Rider Writer
(2020-2021)
Injustice Writer
(2011)

Filmography

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 2022 Magpie Murders (TV Series) (written by: based on his own novel - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... (written by: based on his own novel)
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... (written by: based on his own novel)
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... (written by: based on his own novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... (written by: based on his own novel)
- Episode #1.6 (2022) ... (written by: based on his own novel)
  Alex Rider (TV Series) (Based on the Alex Rider novels by - 8 episodes, 2020) (based on the novel by - 7 episodes, 2021) (novel - 1 episode, 2021)
- Assassin (2021) ... (based on the novel by)
- Heist (2021) ... (based on the novel by)
- Threats (2021) ... (based on the novel by)
- Serpent (2021) ... (based on the novel by)
- Mirror (2021) ... (based on the novel by)
 2019 Day Thirteen (Short)
 2019 Twisted Tales of Love (segment "writer")
  New Blood (TV Series) (3 episodes, 2016) (written by - 4 episodes, 2016) (created by - 3 episodes, 2016)
- Case 3, Part 1 (2016) ... (written by)
- Case 3, Part 2 (2016)
- Case 2, Part 2 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Case 2, Part 1 (2016)
- Case 1, Part 3 (2016)
  Foyle's War (TV Series) (written and created by - 22 episodes, 2002 - 2015) (created by - 6 episodes, 2003 - 2013) (written by - 2 episodes, 2003)
- Elise (2015) ... (written and created by)
- Trespass (2015) ... (written and created by)
- High Castle (2015) ... (written and created by)
- Sunflower (2013) ... (written and created by)
- The Cage (2013) ... (creator)
  Injustice (TV Mini Series) (creator - 5 episodes, 2011) (written by - 5 episodes, 2011)
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (2011) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Collision (TV Mini Series) (creator - 5 episodes, 2009) (written by - 5 episodes, 2009)
- Episode #1.5 (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2006 Stormbreaker (novel) / (screenplay)
  Murder in Mind (TV Series) (creator - 23 episodes, 2001 - 2003) (writer - 6 episodes, 2001 - 2003)
- Cornershop (2003) ... (creator)
- Justice (2003) ... (creator)
- Landlord (2003) ... (creator)
- Contract (2003) ... (creator)
- Suicide (2003) ... (creator)
 2002 The Gathering (written by)
 2002 Menace (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2002)
- Episode #1.1 (2002)
  Poirot (TV Series) (dramatized by - 9 episodes, 1991 - 2001) (dramatisation - 2 episodes, 1993)
- Evil Under the Sun (2001) ... (dramatized by)
- Lord Edgware Dies (2000) ... (dramatized by)
- Murder on the Links (1996) ... (dramatized by)
- Hickory Dickory Dock (1995) ... (dramatized by)
- Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan (1993) ... (dramatisation)
 1997-2000 Midsomer Murders (TV Series) (screenplay - 6 episodes)
- Judgement Day (2000) ... (screenplay)
- Dead Man's Eleven (1999) ... (screenplay)
- Strangler's Wood (1999) ... (screenplay)
- Death's Shadow (1999) ... (screenplay)
- Written in Blood (1998) ... (screenplay)
 1997 The Vanishing Man (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Vanishing Man: Pilot (1997) ... (writer)
  Crime Traveller (TV Series) (creator - 8 episodes, 1997) (writer - 5 episodes, 1997) (written by - 3 episodes, 1997)
- The Broken Crystal (1997) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The Lottery Experiment (1997) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Death Minister (1997) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Sins of the Father (1997) ... (creator) / (writer)
- The Revenge of the Chronology Protection Hypothesis (1997) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1996 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Body Politic (1996) ... (writer)
 1995 Chiller (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Number Six (1995) ... (writer)
- The Man Who Didn't Believe in Ghosts (1995) ... (writer)
 1995 The Last Englishman (TV Movie)
 1994 Anna Lee (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Requiem (1994) ... (writer)
- Diversion (1994) ... (writer)
- Dupe (1994) ... (writer)
 1991 The Diamond Brothers (TV Series) (creator - 6 episodes)
- The Tsar's Feast (1991) ... (creator)
- The Winter House (1991) ... (creator)
- Eightysix (1991) ... (creator)
- Strangers on a Chain (1991) ... (creator)
- Secret Intelligence (1991) ... (creator)
 1990 The Gift (TV Mini Series) (adaptation - 6 episodes)
- Full Circle (1990) ... (adaptation)
- Count Down (1990) ... (adaptation)
- The Man of Fire (1990) ... (adaptation)
- Black Hat and Monkey (1990) ... (adaptation)
- Wolf (1990) ... (adaptation)
  Crossbow (TV Series) (created by - 71 episodes, 1987 - 1989) (story - 24 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (writer - 11 episodes, 1987 - 1988) (series created by - 1 episode, 1987)
- Trailbreak (1989) ... (creator)
- The Magician (1989) ... (creator)
- The Gods (1989) ... (creator)
- The Children (1989) ... (creator)
- The Bounty Twins (1989) ... (creator)
 1989 Crossbow: The Movie (Video)
  Dramarama (TV Series) (1 episode, 1988) (writer - 1 episode, 1989)
- Back to Front (1989) ... (writer)
- The Wrong Button (1988)
  Starting Out (TV Series) (1 episode, 1986) (written by - 7 episodes, 1989)
- Judgements (1989) ... (written by)
- As Seen on TV (1989) ... (written by)
- Killers (1989) ... (written by)
- Commercial Breaks (1989) ... (written by)
- Sanjay (1989) ... (written by)
 1988 Diamond's Edge (based on the book "The Falcon's Malteser" by) / (screenplay)
 1987 Boon (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Wheels of Fortune (1987) ... (written by)
  Robin Hood (TV Series) (1 episode, 1986) (writer - 4 episodes, 1986)
- The Pretender (1986) ... (1986)
- Adam Bell (1986) ... (writer)
- Cromm Cruac (1986) ... (writer)
- The Sheriff of Nottingham (1986) ... (writer)
- The Inheritance (1986) ... (writer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: Misha, the Magician and the Mysterious Amulet (1981) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Anthony Horowitz OBE

Spouse:

Jill Green  (2 children)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[from his novel Scorpia Rising] All statements, activities, stunts, descriptions, information and material of any other kind contained herein are included for entertainment purposes only and should not be relied on for accuracy or replicated as they may result in injury. See more »

Trivia:

Interviews experts and visits places used in his books to give them more credibility, even the Alex Rider series about a 14-year old spy working for MI6. See more »

Trademark:

His Young Adult fiction will have murders and casual swearing. See more »

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