H.P. Lovecraft (I) (1890–1937)

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Born in Providence, Lovecraft was a sickly child whose parents died insane. When he was 16, he wrote the astronomy column in the Providence Tribune. Between 1908 and 1923, he wrote short stories for Weird Tales magazine, among others. He died in Providence, in poverty, on March 15, 1937. His most famous novel is considered to be "At the Mountains ... See full bio »

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  Herbert West: Reanimator (short story) (announced)
  La Aventura de Sandra Munt (inspired by the works of) (announced)
  Colonizer (inspired by) (announced)
  Miskatonic (book) (announced)
  The Whisperer in Darkness (based on the short story by) (announced)
  Honey (Short) (based on a character created by) (pre-production)
  Uncanny Stories (short story: "The Thing in the Moonlight") (pre-production)
  H.P. Lovecraft's Nightgaunts (Short) (inspired by characters and early works) (filming)
  Trip to the Moon (inspired by) (post-production)
 2021 At the Mountains of Madness (based on a story by) / (original story) (post-production)
  Paranormal Nudist Camp Massacre (Video) (various narration by)
 2021 El Extraño (Short) (story)
 2021 Relatos Clásicos de Misterio y Terror (TV Series) (original story - 1 episode)
- El Extraño (2021) ... (original story)
 2021 Ctulhu. Rise from the sea (Short) (characters)
  Cineficción Radio (TV Series) (story "Polaris" - 1 episode, 2021) (story "The Outsider" and essay "Supernatural Horror in Literature" - 1 episode, 2021) (novella "At the Mountain of Madness" - 1 episode, 2020) (story "The Music of Erich Zann" - 1 episode, 2020) (stories - 1 episode, 2019)
- Los sueños (2021) ... (story "Polaris")
- Lo sobrenatural (2021) ... (story "The Outsider" and essay "Supernatural Horror in Literature")
- Horror polar (2020) ... (novella "At the Mountain of Madness")
- Música y horror (2020) ... (story "The Music of Erich Zann")
- H.P. Lovecraft (2019) ... (stories)
 2020 The Ghost Writer Show - The Call of Cthulhu (Short) (short story)
 2020 The Deep Ones (based on the writings of)
 2020 Markham (inspired by an original story by)
 2020 The Haunter of the Dark III (based on stories by)
 2020 Till A' the Seas (Short)
 2018-2020 Cthulhu Aventures (TV Mini Series) (inspired by - 3 episodes)
- Le Cristal Noir (3) (2020) ... (inspired by - as Howard Phillips Lovecraft)
- Le cristal noir (2) (2018) ... (inspired by - as Howard Phillips Lovecraft)
- Le cristal noir (2018) ... (inspired by - as Howard Phillips Lovecraft)
 2020 Chaos from the Old World. Part II (written by)
 2019 Innsmouth x (Short)
 2019 Curious Matter Anthology (TV Series) (original story)
 2019 Backwoods (Short)
 2019/I The Garden (Short) (poem)
 2019 Psychopompos (Short) (poem "Psychopompos: A Tale in Rhyme")
 2019 Color Out of Space (based on the short story "The Colour out of Space" by)
 2019 The Music of Erich Zann (Short) (story by)
 2019/II The Outsider (Short) (short story)
 2019 The Terror at Blue John Gap (Short) (based in part on a premise by - as Howard Phillips Lovecraft)
 2019 The Terrible Old Man (Short) (Based on the short story by)
 2019 La maison de la sorcière (Short) (novel)
 2018 Howard Lovecraft and the Kingdom of Madness (Video) (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
 2018 Call of Cthulhu: The Official Video Game (Video Game) (short story)
 2018 A estranha casa na bruma (Short) (short story)
 2018 At the Mountains of Madness (Short) (original story - as Howard Phillips Lovecraft)
 2017 Vägen till Necronomicon (Video short) (based upon the life of)
 2017 H.P. Lovecraft's the Terrible Old Man (Short) (based on a story by)
 2017 The Transition of Juan Romero (Short) (short story)
 2017 Herbert West: Re-Animator (story)
 2017 Howard Lovecraft & the Undersea Kingdom (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
 2017 L'Appel de Cthulhu: L'île (TV Mini Series) (novel - 4 episodes)
- Episode final: préquelle (2017) ... (novel)
- L'ennemi intérieur (2017) ... (novel)
- L'île - épisode 2 (2017) ... (novel)
- Renaissance (2017) ... (novel)
 2017 The Miskatonic Files (TV Series) (inspiration - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (inspiration)
 2017 The Colour Out of Space (Short) (short story)
 2017/I Josephine (Short)
 2017 Skuggan över Innfyr (Short) (inspired by)
 2017 The Fantasmagori (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- The Book by H.P. Lovecraft (2017) ... (short story)
 2017 Sound from the Deep (Short) (stories)
 2017 Lake Vostok. At the Mountains of Madness (Documentary) (excerpts from "The Mountains of Madness")
 2017 The Haunter of the Dark II (short story)
 2016 Blasted Heath (inspired by "The Colour out of space")
 2016 Hypnos (Short) (based on a original story by)
 2016 Sandra Munt's Adventure (Short) (inspired by)
 2016 Dead Tongues (story)
 2016 The Music of Erich Zann (Short) (source)
 2016 The Strange Case of Lucio Belmonte (Short) (inspired by)
 2016 Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
 2016 Return to Providence (Short) (texts - as Howard Phillips Lovecraft)
 2016 The Creepypasta Episodes (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- The Unnamable (2016) ... (story by)
 2016 At the Mountains of Madness (Short) (original story - uncredited)
 2016 Azathoth (Short) (original story)
 2015 La noche del océano (Short)
 2015 L'Appel de Cthulhu (TV Mini Series) (uncredited)
 2015 The Stranger Who Came from the Deep (Short) (inspired by)
 2015 Portal to Hell!!! (Short) (inspired by the books of)
 2015 Innsmouth (Short) (original stories)
  Strange Aeons (TV Mini Series short) (based on "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" by - 3 episodes, 2015) (based on the novella "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Y'ha-nthlei (2015) ... (based on "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" by)
- Dagon (2015) ... (based on "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" by - uncredited)
- Zadok (2015) ... (based on "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" by - uncredited)
- Innsmouth (2014) ... (based on the novella "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" by)
 2015 13 Weird Stories (based on a story by - segment "A Cor que Caiu do Espaço")
 2015 The Last Case of August T. Harrison (inspired by the writings of - uncredited)
 2015 The Craft: Based on the Life & Work of H.P. Lovecraft (Short) (based on the novel by)
 2015 The Haunter of the Dark (original story)
 2014/I From Beyond (Short) (writer)
 2014/I Memory (Short) (writer)
 2014 The Deep End (Short) (inspired by)
 2014 Call Girl of Cthulhu (inspired by the works of)
 2014 El modelo de Pickman (Short) (based on a story by)
 2014 Miskatonic University (Short) (inspired by)
 2013 The Deep Ones (Short) (inspired by)
 2013 Subb Niggurath (Short) (based on the works of)
 2013 Marquis: Into the Murky Depths (Video short) (story)
 2012 Pickman's Model (Short) (short)
 2012 Muerte cerebral (Short) (characters)
 2012 Night Gaunts (Short) (inspired by the works of)
 2012 The Music of Jo Hyeja (Short) (original story by)
 2012/IV In Between (Short) (inspired by)
 2012 The Shadow Out of Time (Short) (story)
 2012 The Terrible Old Man (Short) (original story)
 2011 H.P. Lovecraft's The Silver Key (Short) (story)
 2011 Hunters of the Dark (Short) (inspired by the works of)
 2011 Shadow Beyond Time (Short) (novellas "The Shadow Out of Time" and "The Shadow Over Innsmouth")
 2011 Shadow of the Unnamable (Short) (short story)
 2011 The Curse of Yig (Short) (original story)
 2011 The Whisperer in Darkness (story)
 2010 Innsbay (Short) (story)
 2010 Mr. Noyes (Short)
 2010 Three Shadows (short story The Shuttered Room)
 2010 Nekromania (Short) (novel)
 2010 The Picture in the House (Short) (short story)
 2010 The Color Out of Space (short story)
 2010 Tähdet ovat väärin (Video) (mythology)
 2010 The Valdemar Legacy II: The Forbidden Shadow (inspired by the works of)
 2010 Fyren (Short) (inspired by)
 2010 Pickman's Muse (inspired by "Haunter of the Dark")
 2010 The Horror Vault 3 (Video) (inspired by the works of)
 2010 Vigor Mortis (Short) (story)
 2010 The Valdemar Legacy (inspired by the works of)
 2010 The Silver Key (Short) (story)
 2009 Ex Oblivione (Short) (story) / (writer)
 2009/II From the Dark (Short) (original story)
 2009/II The Music of Erich Zann (Short) (short story)
 2009 The Picture in the House (Video short) (short story)
 2009/I The Music of Erich Zann (Short) (story)
 2009 The Horror Vault 2 (Video) (inspired by the works of)
 2008 Doug Bradley's Spine Chillers: The Outsider (Short) (short story)
 2008 The Statement of Randolph Carter (Short) (short story)
 2008 Colour from the Dark (story)
 2008 The Dunwich Horror (TV Movie) (story)
 2008/II The Book (Short) (after: short stories "The Book" and "The Descendant")
 2008 Beyond the Dunwich Horror (short story)
 2008 Re-Animator: 1942 (Short) (story)
 2008 Pickman's Model (Video short) (story)
 2007 The Whisperer in Darkness (short story)
 2007 H.P. Lovecraft's The Terrible Old Man (Short) (story)
 2007 The Statement (Short) (short story "The Statement of Randolph Carter")
 2007 The Tomb (Video) (short story)
 2007 Cthulhu (book)
 2007 Kammaren (inspiration)
 2007 Beyond Lovesauce (Short) (inspiration)
 2007 Chill (Video) (short story "Cool Air")
 2006 Sherlock Holmes: The Awakened (Video Game) (ideas)
 2006 Dunwich (Short) (short story)
 2006 The Other Gods (Video short) (short story)
 2006 Cool Air (Video) (short story)
 2006 From Beyond (Short) (short story)
 2006 The Horror of H.P. Lovecraft (story & inspiration)
 2006 Beyond the Wall of Sleep (story)
 2006 The Mountains of Madness (Video) (short stories)
 2005 Masters of Horror (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Dreams in the Witch-House (2005) ... (short story)
 2005 Die Musik des Erich Zann (Short) (short story)
 2005 Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth (Video Game) (based on the story by)
 2005 ReCreation (Short) (inspiration)
 2005 The Call of Cthulhu (short story)
 2005 The Statement of Randolph Carter (Short) (short story)
 2005 Asleep in the Deep (Short) (story)
 2004 Innsmouth Legacy (Short) (short story)
 2004 13:de mars 1941 (Short) (inspiration)
 2004 Angry and Moist: An Undead Chronicle (Short) (short story)
 2004 Tomb of Terror (Video) (story "The Lurking Fear" - segment "Infinite Evil")
 2004 The Halfway House (inspiration - uncredited)
 2003 Pickman's Model (Video short)
 2003 The Picture in the House (Short) (original story)
 2003 Justice League (TV Series) (inspired by the works of - 2 episodes)
- The Terror Beyond: Part II (2003) ... (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
- The Terror Beyond (2003) ... (inspired by the works of - uncredited)
 2003 The Shunned House (Video) (short stories)
 2003 Pickman's Model (Short) (short story)
 2003 The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (short story)
 2003 The Thing on the Doorstep (short story)
 2003 Beyond Re-Animator (characters)
 2003 An Imperfect Solution: A Tale of the Re-Animator (Short) (story "Herbert West: Re-Animator")
 2002 The Evil Clergymen (Short) (short story)
 2002 The Music of Erica Zann (short story)
 2001 Corpse-O-Rama (Video) (characters)
 2001 Dagon (short stories "Dagon" and "The Shadow Over Innsmouth")
 2001 Unknown Beyond (Video) (mythology)
 2001 Nyarlathotep (Short) (short story)
 2001 Le peuple ancien (Short) (story "The Very Old Folk")
 2000 Rough Magik (TV Movie) (work)
 2000 Chilean Gothic (story "Pickman's Model")
 2000 Cthulhu (ideas)
 1999 H.P. Lovecraft's From Beyond (Short) (based on a short story by)
 1999 Mystery of the Necronomicon: Book of the Dead (Video) (inspiration)
 1999 Cool Air (Short) (story)
 1999 Return to Innsmouth (Video short) (short story)
 1998 Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft (TV Movie) (inspiration)
 1998 The Outsider (Short) (short story)
 1997 From Beyond (Short) (original story)
 1997 The Hound (Short) (based on a story by)
 1997 Hemoglobin (short story "The Lurking Fear" - uncredited)
 1996 Calls for Cthulhu (Video short) (character: Cthulhu)
 1996 Cthulhu Wore Tennis Shoes (Short) (characters)
 1995 Castle Freak (Video) (story "The Outsider")
 1994/II The Outsider (Short) (short story)
 1994 Lurking Fear (short story)
 1993 Call of Cthulhu: Shadow of the Comet (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 1993 The Outsider (Short)
 1993 Necronomicon: Book of Dead (stories The Rats in the Walls, Cool Air and The Whisperer in Darkness)
 1993 Splatterhouse 3 (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Insumasu o ouu Kage (TV Movie) (book)
 1992 Splatterhouse 2 (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Cthulhu Mansion (inspiration)
 1991 The Resurrected (story "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward")
 1990 Bride of Re-Animator (characters)
 1989 Dark Heritage (story "The Lurking Fear" - uncredited)
 1989 Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti (Video Game) (characters)
 1988 Epikindyni zoni (Short) (short story)
 1988 Pulse Pounders (story "The Evil Clergyman")
 1988 The Unnamable (short story - as Howard Phillips Lovecraft)
 1987 The Curse (story "The Colour Out of Space" - uncredited)
 1986 From Beyond (short story)
 1985 Re-Animator (story "Herbert West, Re-Animator")
 1982 Il fascino dell'insolito (TV Series) (short story "The Thing on the Door Step" - 1 episode)
- La cosa sulla soglia (1982) ... (short story "The Thing on the Door Step")
 1982 La chiave d'argento (TV Movie) (short story "The Silver Key")
 1981 Pickman's Model (Short) (story)
 1981 The House by the Cemetery (inspiration - uncredited)
 1981 The Beyond (inspiration - uncredited)
 1980 The Music of Erich Zann (Short) (short story)
 1980 City of the Living Dead (inspiration - uncredited)
 1979 Screamers (story "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" - uncredited)
 1975 H.P. Lovecraft: Schatten aus der Zeit (TV Movie) (short story)
  Night Gallery (TV Series) (short story "Cool Air" - 1 episode, 1971) (short story - 1 episode, 1971)
- Cool Air/Camera Obscura/Quoth the Raven (1971) ... (short story "Cool Air")
- Pickman's Model/The Dear Departed/An Act of Chivalry (1971) ... (short story - segment "Pickman's Model")
 1970 The Dunwich Horror (based on the story by)
 1968 The Crimson Cult (story "The Dreams in the Witch House" - uncredited)
 1967 The Shuttered Room (from the book by)
 1965 Monster of Terror (from "The Colour Out of Space")
 1963 The Haunted Palace (and a story "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward" by)
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[1926] The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far. The sciences, each straining in its own direction, have hitherto harmed us little; but some day the piecing together of dissociated knowledge will open... See more »


Was known to remain awake for prolonged periods of time, often 36 hours straight, without showing the slightest signs of fatigue or irritability. In one case, in order to meet a deadline, he had to stay awake for 60 hours straight in order to complete a story. See more »


Tales of gothic horror, especially related to mysterious and monstrous entities called "Great Old Ones," such as Cthulhu

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