“King of Horror” Stephen King celebrates 68th birthday News

Today marks 68 birthday the most famous, popular and thrilling science fiction writers of our time. “King of Horror” Stephen King was born 68 years ago!

“King of Horror” Stephen King celebrates 68th birthday News

Probably every touch to his work, which is embodied in the classical literary works – novels, novellas and short stories, as well as in many TV movies and television series, among others are real masterpieces.

His works are simple and complex at the same time, often filled with a fantasy born of natural phenomena. Psychology King is a whole world of human feelings and sensations, including pain is not the worst.

Who does not know “The Green Mile” – the product of the execution of an innocent man and the miracles that last created being sentenced to death?

“King of Horror” Stephen King celebrates 68th birthday News

“The Shawshank Redemption” – his film adaptation won 7 awards “Oscar” and is still considered one of the best films of all time.

“King of Horror” Stephen King celebrates 68th birthday News

“The Shining”, “The Mist,” “Pet Sematary”, “Dolan’s Cadillac”, “1408” – this is only a small part of the screen adaptations of King entered the world cinema.

Among the stories, novels and stories, you can select “The Dark Tower”, “Kids in the cell,” “Skeleton Crew”

Stephen King was born on September 21, 1947 in Portland, Maine, the son of Captain Merchant Navy Donald King Edward and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury. His career as a writer Stephen began in January 1959 when, together with his elder brother David decided to publish their own local town newspaper. The brothers set up a local information bulletin titled “Leaf Dave” expanded each issue on an old mimeograph and distributed among the neighbors on the West Durham 5 cents per copy. Dave was responsible for the local news, and Steve wrote a review of your favorite TV shows and movies, as well as short stories. In 1966, King graduated from high school and enrolled at the University of Maine. In 1970, King graduated from the University with a bachelor’s degree.

He wrote about 200 short stories, most of which were collected in nine collections of copyright. The action of many works of King’s happening in his home state of Maine. For his work King received Bram Stoker Award, World Fantasy Award, the award of the British Society of fantasy.