Date of Birth:21 September 1947, Portland, Maine, USA
Height:6' 4" (1.93 m)
Trademarks:Usually sets stories in Maine, particularly (until "Needful Things") in the small town of Castle Rock, which he created. Most of his lead male characters are writers Almost always has a cameo in the movies or mini-series based on his novels Makes references to his previous novels in his books Horror and fantasy themes Supernatural events happening to everyday people Indian burial grounds Uses single words or phrases as foreshadowing ("Redrum" in The Shining) Children in his books often are killed such as Tad in "Cujo", Gage in "Pet Sematary", Ray Brauer in "The Body") Many of his earlier works gave life to inanimate objects, turning them into homicidal monsters. Often depicts small-town life, particularly in the fictional Castle Rock, as having a dark and dangerous underside to it. Stories about small town communities facing a supernatural force. Common theme is characters being isolated or trapped from the outside world.
When a strange signal pulsates through all cell phone networks worldwide, it starts a murderous epidemic of epic proportions when users become bloodthirsty creatures, and a group of people in New England are among the survivors to deal with the ensuing chaos after.
Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.
In the Town of Derry, the local kids are disappearing one by one, leaving behind torn body parts/remains. In a place known as 'The Barrens', a group of seven kids are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with a clown called Pennywise. Bill Denborough has a personal vendetta with the clown. 27 years after their last encounter with Pennywise, the 'Losers Club' has regrouped from their successful lives and businesses because IT has returned and kids are disappearing again. The only problem is that they have all forgotten what occurred that summer. It's up to The Losers Club to regain their memories, to think of the key to killing Pennywise, and to stay alive long enough to end his tyranny but to also realise what brought them together in the first place.
When a harmless game between a married couple in a remote retreat suddenly becomes a harrowing fight for survival, wife Jessie must confront long-buried demons within her own mind - and possibly lurking in the shadows of her seemingly empty house.
Signing a contract, Jack Torrance, a normal writer and former teacher agrees to take care of a hotel which has a long, violent past that puts everyone in the hotel in a nervous situation. While Jack slowly gets more violent and angry of his life, his son, Danny, tries to use a special talent, the "Shining", to inform the people outside about whatever that is going on in the hotel.