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David Morrell was born in 1943, shortly after his father was killed in action. His mother could not both raise him and have a job, so David was sent to an orphange. He went to Pennsylvania State University from 1966-70, where he was inspired by his teacher, writer William Tenn. In 1972 he wrote First Blood (1982), which later became the legendary ... See full bio »

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First Blood Writer
(1982)
(2019)
Rambo Writer
(2008)

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  Rambo: New Blood (characters) (announced)
  Creepers (book) (pre-production)
 2019 Rambo: Last Blood (based on the character created by)
 2013 Rambone XXX: A DreamZone Parody (Video) (characters)
 2008 Rambo (Video Game) (characters)
 2008 Rambo (character)
 2007 Flooding with Love for The Kid (principal author)
 1997 The Hunger (TV Series) (based on the story by - 1 episode)
- But at My Back I Always Hear (1997) ... (based on the story by)
 1990 Monsters (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Habitat (1990) ... (writer)
 1989/II Rambo III (Video Game) (characters)
 1989/I Rambo III (Video Game) (characters)
 1989 Brotherhood of the Rose (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
 1988 Rambo III (characters)
 1987 Rambo (Video Game) (characters)
 1987 Ramb-Ohh: The Sex Platoon (Video) (characters)
 1986 Rambo: First Blood Part II (Video Game) (characters)
 1986 Ramb-Ohh! (Video) (characters)
 1986 Rambo (TV Series) (characters)
 1985 Rambo: First Blood Part II (based on characters created by)
 1982 First Blood (based on the novel by)
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Other Works:

Article: "The Man Who Created Rambo", "Playboy" (USA), August 1988, p. 88-89+134-137. See more »

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Personal Quote:

When I started First Blood, back in 1968, I was deeply influenced by Geoffrey Household's Rogue Male. See more »

Trivia:

David Morrell actually wrote First Blood (1982) at the same time he was writing his dissertation on American literature, and submitted both at the same time. When his agent called to tell him of the sale, Morrell actually thought he was talking about his dissertation being accepted. See more »

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