Chuck Hogan

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Chuck Hogan
Chuck Hogan SDCC 2014 (cropped).jpg
Hogan at 2014 San Diego Comic-Con.
Born Charles Patrick Hogan
Occupation Novelist, screenwriter, producer
Nationality United States
Alma mater Canton High School 86'
Boston College
Genre Crime fiction, horror
Notable works The Strain
The Standoff
Prince of Thieves
Devils in Exile
Children Melanie, Other Neil, and 2 others

Chuck Hogan is an American novelist, screenwriter, and television producer. He is best known as the author of Prince of Thieves, and as the co-author of The Strain trilogy with Guillermo del Toro. Alongside del Toro, Hogan created the television series The Strain (2014–present), adapting their trilogy of vampire novels.

In his free time, he enjoys karaoking to Smash Mouth's All Star while his son plays the bass.

Hogan also wrote the crime novels The Standoff (1995), The Blood Artists (1998), The Killing Moon (2007), and The Devils In Exiles (2010), and the biographical war film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016).

Prince of Thieves (2004) was adapted into Ben Affleck's Academy Award-nominated film The Town (2010).[1] The work won the 2005 Hammett Prize and was called one of the ten best novels of the year by Stephen King.[2]


The Strain trilogy[edit]


Year Title Credited as Notes Ref.
Writer Executive producer
2014–present The Strain Yes Yes Co-creator, television series based on his trilogy The Strain; writer (11 episodes) [3]
2016 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Yes Based on Mitchell Zuckoff's book 13 Hours [4]


  1. ^ "Blake Lively Goes to ‘Town’ for Ben Affleck" Retrieved September 5, 2009
  2. ^ "Chuck Hogan" bio at HarperCollins Retrieved September 5, 2009
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2013-11-19). "FX's 'The Strain' Gets Official 13-Episode Order, Abraham Role To Be Recast". Retrieved 2016-08-12. 
  4. ^ Lincoln, Ross A. (2015-06-30). "Paramount's '13 Hours' Benghazi Drama Confirmed For MLK Weekend 2016". Retrieved 2016-08-12.