Stephen King ستيفن كينج

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American writer born in Maine on 21 September 1947. His parents separated when he was a child. He went to school in Lisbon Falls and graduated to join the University of Maine, in which he was a very active student who joined the student union and used to write articles for the...Read more student paper called the Maine Campus protesting the Vietnam war. Later on, he became a teacher at the university and began to publish his horror novels by the year 1971, which were extremely popular. Many of his works were adapted into films such as The Shining (1989), Creepshow (1982), Maximum Overdrive (1986), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), It (2017), and Chapelwaite (2021).


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  • American writer born in Maine on 21 September 1947. His parents separated when he was a child. He went to school in Lisbon Falls and graduated to join the University of Maine, in...Read more which he was a very active student who joined the student union and used to write articles for the student paper called the Maine Campus protesting the Vietnam war. Later on, he became a teacher at the university and began to publish his horror novels by the year 1971, which were extremely popular. Many of his works were adapted into films such as The Shining (1989), Creepshow (1982), Maximum Overdrive (1986), The Shawshank Redemption (1994), It (2017), and Chapelwaite (2021).

  • Stephen King is one of the most popular authors in recent history. Due to family problems, he had to travel around numerous states and eventually returned to Maine in 1958. One...Read more One year later he began his writing career with his brother David when they wrote “Dave’s Rag”. In 1963, he attended the University of Lisbon where he published a collection of 18 short stories called “People, Places and things --- Volumes 1”. Among his most famous books are “It”, “Christine”, “Darked out Series”, “The Green Mile” and “Misery”. “The Shawshank Redemption”, one of the movies based on his novel, is one of the highest rated movies.

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  • In 1999, he was diagnosed with macular degeneration that is an incurable disease that might lead to blindness.
  • It was rumored that he doesn’t sign autographs because of superstition. He denied that fact and said that he doesn’t sign autographs because he thinks celebrities shouldn’t be idolized.
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  • Nationality:
  • US


  • Birth Country:
  • US



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