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Joe Hill (IV)

Joseph Hillstrom King or Joe Hill is an American writer born in Hermon, Maine. He is the son of writer Stephen King and Tabitha King. Joe published his first book (a collection of horror stories called '20th Century Ghosts') in 2005:. It won the Bram Stoker Award and the British Fantasy Award for Best Collection. He has since published the ... See full bio »

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Known For

Horns Writer
Creepshow Billy (segments "Prologue" / "Epilogue")


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  Locke & Key (TV Series) (graphic novel - 9 episodes, 2020) (based upon the graphic novel by - 2 episodes, 2020 - 2022) (comic books - 2 episodes, 2021 - 2022) (written by - 1 episode, 2022) (written for television by - 1 episode, 2020)
- Curtain (2022) ... (written by)
- Wedding Crashers (2022) ... (based upon the graphic novel by)
- The Snow Globe (2022) ... (comic books)
- The Premiere (2021) ... (comic books)
- Crown of Shadows (2020) ... (graphic novel)
 2021 The Black Phone (based on the short story 'The Black Phone' by)
  Creepshow (TV Series) (based on the short story by - 2 episodes, 2019 - 2021) (based on short story by - 1 episode, 2020) (based on the book - 1 episode, 2020)
- Mums/Queen Bee (2021) ... (based on the short story by - segment "Mums")
- A Creepshow Animated Special: Survivor Type/Twittering from the Circus of the Dead (2020) ... (based on short story by - segment "Twittering from the Circus of the Dead") / (based on the book)
- Skincrawlers/By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain (2019) ... (based on the short story by - segment "By the Silver Water of Lake Champlain ")
 2019-2020 NOS4A2 (TV Series) (based upon the book NOS4A2 by - 20 episodes)
- Bats (2020) ... (based upon the book NOS4A2 by)
- Welcome to Christmasland (2020) ... (based upon the book NOS4A2 by)
- Chris McQueen (2020) ... (based upon the book NOS4A2 by)
- Cripple Creek (2020) ... (based upon the book NOS4A2 by)
- The Hourglass (2020) ... (based upon the book NOS4A2 by)
 2019 In the Tall Grass (based on the novella by)
 2017 Locke & Key (TV Movie) (based on the comic book by) / (creator)
 2015 Tales from the Darkside (TV Movie) (script)
 2013 Horns (based on the novel by)
 2011 Locke & Key (TV Movie) (graphic novels)
 2009 Abraham's Boys (Short) (short story)
 2008 Pop Art (Short) (short story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Author of novel Heart-Shaped Box (as Joe Hill) See more »

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Alternate Names:

Joe King | Joseph King


Leanora King  (divorced)  (3 children)

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Personal Quote:

[on the film version of 'Horns'] As a novelist, having a film adapted, the thing you most fear is that they'll just deliver something completely toxic that casts shame on the book. And they didn't do that. They came up with something really heartfelt and nice. See more »


Older brother of novelist Owen King. See more »

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