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Stephen King - Biography, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Filmography

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American writer of the late 20th - early 21st centuries, novelist Stephen King was born in the fall of 1947 in Portland. The boy's father was a captain on one of the merchant ships, his mother was a housewife. Two years before the birth of their son, the King's family took the boy from the orphanage, because the doctor, after a long examination, told Stephen's mother that she was infertile. It turned out that the doctor made a mistake with the diagnosis, and soon the second child appeared in the family - the son of Stephen.

King began writing his first stories when he was just 12 years old, and after a while, with the support of his older brother, Steve decided to publish his own newspaper. The publication was distributed among the residents of the town for a symbolic price. Also, in co-authorship with a friend, he managed to publish several collections of stories - the boys made books with their own hands.

After leaving school, King entered university, graduating at the age of 23, the writer, never finding a well-paid job, moonlights as a laundryman and occasionally writes stories for local newspapers. At that time, Stephen has been living in a civil marriage with Tabitha Spruce for several years, the couple has two children. Having married Tabitha, King gets a job as a teacher in school.

One day, Tabitha found a rough draft of a novel called Carrie in a trash can. The wife persuaded her husband to take on his continuation. So, in 1974, the first novel of the writer appears, which immediately brought King world fame. About Stephen King, Wikipedia writes that in 1976, after one of the major film companies acquired the copyright for the book, a tape of the same name was shot based on the novel, which earned recognition from both viewers and film critics. In 2013, a remake of the film called Telekinesis was released, where the main roles were played by such actresses as Chloe Moretz and Julianne Moore.

King is one of the most successful screenwriters in Hollywood to this day. At the moment, Stephen King has a filmography of over 170 works. Among them, the most popular were such films as: The Shining - a 1980 detective thriller; The Dead Zone is a horror movie of 1983; Christina - 1983 drama thriller; Cat's Eye - a horror movie in 1985; Stay with Me - 1986 Adventure Drama; Pet Sematary is a horror movie of 1989; The Shawshank Redemption - Crime Scene 1994; Green Mile - 1999 fantasy detective drama; Secret Window is a 2004 thriller; Haze is a fantastic thriller 2007; and many other equally well-known movies.

Stephen King has gray eyes, naturally dark hair, fair skin and thin lips. The shape of the face is rectangular, the forehead is high, the hair is straight, soft. Stephen King does not change hair color, preferring natural. The screenwriter has a large, straight nose and a rounded chin. Stephen King wears glasses. The growth of the screenwriter is 193 cm, no tattoos.

Zodiac sign - Virgo (09/21/1947)

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