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Steven Knight is a British screenwriter and film director. He is best known for screenplays he wrote for the films Dirty Pretty Things (2002) and Eastern Promises (2007), and also directed as well as written the film Locke (2013). Knight is also one of three creators of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, a game show that has been remade and aired in ... See full bio »

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Locke Writer
(2013)
Serenity Writer
(2019)
(2002)
(2007)

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  Rio (announced)
  All the Light We Cannot See (TV Mini Series) (adaptation - 4 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.4 ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.3 ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.2 ... (adaptation)
- Episode #1.1 ... (adaptation)
  Peaky Blinders (TV Series) (written by - 36 episodes, 2013 - 2022) (created by - 30 episodes, 2013 - 2022) (creator - 6 episodes, 2017)
- Black Day (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Mr. Jones (2019) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Shock (2019) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Loop (2019) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Strategy (2019) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2021 Roads to Freedom (TV Mini Series) (1 episode) (announced)
- Episode #1.1 (2021)
  See (TV Series) (created by - 16 episodes, 2019 - 2021) (written by - 7 episodes, 2019) (story by - 1 episode, 2019) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2019)
- Rock-a-Bye (2021) ... (creator)
- The Queen's Speech (2021) ... (creator)
- The Truth About Unicorns (2021) ... (creator)
- The Dinner Party (2021) ... (creator)
- The Witchfinder (2021) ... (creator)
 2021 Spencer (written by)
 2021/I Locked Down (written by)
  A Christmas Carol (TV Mini Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 2019) (created for television by - 1 episode, 2019) (written by - 1 episode, 2019)
- Chapter Three: A Bag of Gravel (2019) ... (writer)
- Chapter Two: The Human Heart (2019) ... (writer)
- The Human Beast (2019) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
 2019 Liam Gallagher: One of Us (Music Video) (written by)
 2019 Serenity (written by)
 2018 The Girl in the Spider's Web (screenplay by)
 2017 November Criminals (screenplay by)
 2017 Woman Walks Ahead (written by)
  Taboo (TV Series) (showrunner - 16 episodes, 2017) (created by - 9 episodes, 2017) (written by - 8 episodes, 2017)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (creator) / (showrunner) / (written by)
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (creator) / (showrunner) / (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (creator) / (showrunner) / (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (creator) / (showrunner) / (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (creator) / (showrunner) / (written by)
 2016 Allied (written by)
 2015/I Burnt (screenplay)
 2014/I Seventh Son (screenplay by)
 2014 Pawn Sacrifice (screenplay) / (story)
 2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey (screenplay by)
 2013 Locke (written by)
 2013 Closed Circuit (screenplay - as Steve Knight)
 2013/I Redemption (written by)
 1998-2010 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series) (creator - 4 episodes)
- Episode #27.8 (2010) ... (creator)
- Episode #20.3 (2006) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.4 (1998) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.1 (1998) ... (creator)
 2007 Eastern Promises (screenplay - as Steve Knight)
 2006 Amazing Grace (written by)
 2002 Dirty Pretty Things (written by)
 2002 All About Me (TV Series) (creator - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... (creator)
 2001 Gypsy Woman (as Steve Knight)
 1999 Show do Milhão (TV Series) (creator)
 1993-1997 The Detectives (TV Series) (written by - 31 episodes)
- Go West Old Man (1997) ... (written by)
- Mine's a Large One (1997) ... (written by)
- Best Man (1997) ... (written by)
- The Curse of the Comanches (1997) ... (written by)
- The Beast of Hackney Marshes (1997) ... (written by)
 1994 Jasper Carrott: Carrott U Like (TV Special documentary)
 1993 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Wild Oats (1993) ... (writer)
 1992 Frankie's on... (TV Series) (additional material)
 1990 Auntie's Big Bloomers (TV Series)
 1990 Frankie Howerd on Campus (TV Special documentary)
 1990 Canned Carrott (TV Series)
 1989 Commercial Breakdown (TV Series) (writer)
Show Show Producer (11 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Self (10 credits)

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Alternate Names:

Steve Knight

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Parents:

Knight, George
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He was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2020 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Drama, Entertainment and to the community in Birmingham, West Midlands England. He was based in East Sussex, England. See more »

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