No photo available. Represent John Wyndham? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 32,094 this week

John Wyndham (I) (1903–1969)

John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris was born in 1903. After trying many jobs including farming and law, he started writing short stories for publication in 1925. He did well in America in the 1930s, writing under various pen names and graduated to churning out the staple written diet of every red blooded American male - the detective story. He... See full bio »

Died:

(age 65) in London, England, UK

Watch the New IMDb Original "You're Not a Monster"

The entire first season of IMDb's first original scripted series, "You're Not a Monster," is available now.

Watch now

Related News

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 51 people
created 29 May 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of John Wyndham's work have you seen?

User Polls

Known For

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Self | Archive footage
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (20 credits)
 2009 The Day of the Triffids (TV Mini-Series) (book - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2009) ... (book)
- Part 1 (2009) ... (book)
 2006 Random Quest (TV Movie) (short story: "Random Quest")
 1995 Village of the Damned (book "The Midwich Cuckoos")
 1986 Chocky's Challenge (TV Series) (characters - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... (characters)
 1985 Chocky's Children (TV Series) (characters - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (characters)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (characters)
  Chocky (TV Series) (novel - 4 episodes, 1984) (creator - 2 episodes, 1984)
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (novel)
 1981 The Day of the Triffids (TV Mini-Series) (by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1981) ... (by)
- Episode #1.5 (1981) ... (by)
- Episode #1.4 (1981) ... (by)
- Episode #1.3 (1981) ... (by)
- Episode #1.2 (1981) ... (by)
 1980 Spine Chillers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- More Spinned Against (1980) ... (writer)
 1978 Ördögi szerencse (TV Movie)
 1971 Quest for Love (short story: "Random Quest")
  Out of the Unknown (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1969) (stories "Time to Rest", "No Place on Earth" - 1 episode, 1965)
- Random Quest (1969) ... (story)
- No Place Like Earth (1965) ... (stories "Time to Rest", "No Place on Earth")
 1967 Ways with Words (TV Series) (story)
 1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Consider Her Ways (1964) ... (story)
 1964 Children of the Damned (novel "The Midwich Cuckoos")
 1963 Invasion of the Triffids (novel "Day of the Triffids")
 1962 Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Dumb Martian (1962) ... (short story)
 1962 Out of This World (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Dumb Martian (1962) ... (story)
 1961 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Maria (1961) ... (story)
 1961 Storyboard (TV Series) (short story: "A Long Spoon" - 1 episode)
- The Long Spoon (1961) ... (short story: "A Long Spoon")
 1960 Village of the Damned (novel "The Midwich Cuckoos")
Show Show Self (1 credit)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Short story: "Random Quest" (filmed as Quest for Love (1971), Random Quest (2006)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

John Benyon | Lucas Benyon | John Beynon | Johnson Harris | John Harris | Lucas Parkes
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

His novel The Day of the Triffids was compared with the works of hg-wells-39224 due to his ability to create something so fantastic and frightening but entirely plausible. Also, both the Triffids and the Tripods from Welles' War of the Worlds begin the tri and there are other antecedents like Invasion of the Body Snatchers or Quatermass which had tripodal Martians. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed