David Mitchell (XXIX)

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David Mitchell was born on January 12, 1969 in Southport, Lancashire, England. He is a writer and actor, known for Cloud Atlas (2012), The Matrix 4 (2021) and Sense8 (2015). He is married to Keiko Yoshida. They have two children. See full bio »

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Cloud Atlas Writer
The Matrix 4 Writer
Sense8 Writer


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 2018 Sense8 (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Amor Vincit Omnia (2018) ... (written by)
 2012 Cloud Atlas (novel "Cloud Atlas")
 2011 The Voorman Problem (Short) (novel "number9dream" excerpt)
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 2017 Sense8 (TV Series)
David Mitchell
- Polyphony (2017) ... David Mitchell
 2012 Cloud Atlas
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 2008/I Pretty Girls (Short)
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 2020 The Morning Show (TV Series)
Self - Author, 'Utopia Avenue' @david_mitchell
- Episode dated 6 August 2020 (2020) ... Self - Author, 'Utopia Avenue' @david_mitchell
 2020 The Reason I Jump (Documentary)
 2018 Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin (Documentary)
 2016 Giles Coren: My Failed Novel (TV Short documentary)
 2014 Kimi ga boku no musuko ni tsuite oshiete kuretakoto (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 The Daily Show (TV Series)
- David Mitchell (2013) ... Self
 2011 Miradas 2 (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 2 October 2011 (2011) ... Self
 2010 Artsnight (TV Series)
Self - Interviewee
- Episode dated 21 May 2010 (2010) ... Self - Interviewee

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All roads lead to closure. The unwritten contract between author and reader does not contain a clause saying 'I, the author, do faithfully promise to reveal the fates of the major characters', but films do, which is why so few of the films with four or five stars from the review of posterity end in uncertain futures for the principle players. See more »


He and Japanese-born wife KA Yoshida have an autistic child, and in 2013 they translated a book written by an autistic, 13-year-old Japanese boy into English. See more »

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