Gary Dauberman

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Gary Dauberman
Dauberman in 2019
Dauberman in 2019
OccupationScreenwriter, director
Alma materTemple University
Notable worksThe Conjuring Universe
It Chapter Two
Years active2007–present

Gary Dauberman is an American screenwriter and director.[1][2] He is known for writing The Conjuring Universe horror films Annabelle (2014), Annabelle: Creation (2017), The Nun (2018), and Annabelle Comes Home (2019). He made his directorial debut with the latter film. Dauberman also co-wrote the supernatural horror film It (2017), and solely wrote its follow-up It Chapter Two (2019), which are based on the novel of the same name.

Personal life[edit]

Dauberman attended Delaware County Community College for two years, where he majored in communications, before transferring to Temple University, where he graduated with a degree in Film and Media Studies in 2001.[3][4] He is a Christian.[5]



Year Title Credited as Notes
Director Writer Producer
2007 Blood Monkey No Yes No Direct-to-video; сo-written with George LaVoo
2014 Annabelle No Yes No
2016 Within No Yes No
Wolves at the Door No Yes No
2017 Annabelle: Creation No Yes No
It No Yes No Co-screenwriter with Chase Palmer and Cary Fukunaga
2018 The Nun No Yes Executive Story co-written with James Wan
2019 The Curse of La Llorona No No Yes
Annabelle Comes Home Yes Yes No Directorial debut; story co-written with James Wan
It Chapter Two No Yes Executive
TBA 'Salem’s Lot[6] Yes Yes Yes


Year Title Credited as Notes
Writer Executive Producer
2007 In the Spider's Web Yes No Television film
2008 Swamp Devil Yes No Television film; co-written with Ethlie Ann Vare
2019 Swamp Thing Yes Yes Co-written with Mark Verheiden


  1. ^ Staff, (2015-02-03). "Gary Dauberman | Biography and Filmography". Retrieved 2017-09-28.
  2. ^ "[Interview] Screenwriter Gary Dauberman – Annabelle: Creation – Horror Movie News and Reviews". Horror Movie News and Reviews. 2017-07-28. Retrieved 2017-09-28.
  3. ^ "Biography for Gary Dauberman". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 2017-09-28.
  4. ^ Delaware County Community College Retrieved 2020-06-12. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ Herald, The Gospel (2017-08-09). "Christian 'Annabelle: Creation' Writer On Why Horror Flick is 'Faith Based Film' (Exclusive Interview)". Breaking Christian News: World, Business, and More | The Gospel Herald. Retrieved 2017-09-28.
  6. ^ Verhoeven, Beatrice. "Gary Dauberman to Adapt Stephen King's 'Salem's Lot,' James Wan to Produce". The Wrap. Retrieved 23 April 2019.

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