Mick Garris

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Mick Garris
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Born (1951-12-04) December 4, 1951 (age 63)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Occupation Director, producer, writer

Mick Garris (born December 4, 1951) is an American filmmaker and screenwriter born in Santa Monica, California.[1]

Biography[edit]

He is best known for his adaptations of Stephen King stories, such as directing the horror film Sleepwalkers starring Mädchen Amick[2] and is the creator of the Showtime series Masters of Horror[3] and the NBC series Fear Itself. Garris won a 1986 Edgar Award for an episode he wrote for the Steven Spielberg-produced television series Amazing Stories. Garris directed the FEARnet web series Post Mortem.[4] He hosted the double feature re-release of The People Under the Stairs and The Serpent and The Rainbow on 20 February 2010 in the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica.[5] He contributes to the web series Trailers From Hell. Garris was also the co-screenwriter and executive producer of Hocus Pocus.[6] Garris most recently directed the miniseries adaption of Stephen King's novel Bag of Bones.[7]

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Personal life[edit]

Garris is an atheist.[8]

Selected filmography[edit]

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