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Christopher Priest (II)

Christopher Priest was born on July 14, 1943 in Cheadle, Cheshire, England as Christopher McKenzie Priest. He is a writer, known for The Prestige (2006), One Million Times (2017) and Into the Labyrinth (1981). He has been married to Leigh Kennedy since 1988. They have two children. He was previously married to Lisa Tuttle. See full bio »

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The Prestige Writer
The Stooge Writer


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 2019 The Stooge (Short)
 2017 One Million Times (TV Series)
 2009 The Sorting Out (Short)
 2006 The Prestige (novel)
 1981 Into the Labyrinth (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Treason (1981) ... (as Chris Priest)
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 2006 The Martians and Us (TV Series documentary)
- The End of the World as We Know It (2006) ... Himself

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Other Works:

The Inverted World. New York: Harper & Row, 1974. [novel] See more »

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[concerning an anecdote in his novel The Prestige about a Chinese stage magician who pretended to be crippled for his best trick to work:] Yes, that anecdote is genuine, and was what originally suggested the idea of the book. This particular magician is often muddled up with another one with an almost identical name, who is in some ways even more interesting. 'Chung Ling Soo' was actually an ... See more »


British novelist, short story writer, and anthology editor Christopher Priest should not be confused with James Owsley, the American comic book writer who legally changed his name to Christopher James Priest (aka Christopher J. Priest, C. J. Priest, or simply Priest). Unfortunately, the two have been confused by consumers - who buy works by one, expecting the works to have been created by the ... See more »



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