I. Marlene King

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I. Marlene King
Born Ina Marlene King
(1962-05-22) May 22, 1962 (age 56)
Regensburg, Germany
Occupation
Years active 1995–present
Spouse(s) Shari Rosenthal
Children 2

Ina Marlene King[1] (born May 22, 1962) is a writer, producer and director. She is best known as the executive producer and showrunner of the Freeform teen drama Pretty Little Liars.[2] She also wrote the 1995 film Now and Then. In 2014, it was announced that King will adapt Danielle Vega's horror novel The Merciless as a feature film and Sara Shepard's novel series The Perfectionists as a television series for Freeform.[3][4] King will also adapt The Heiresses with a pilot production for ABC beginning in August 2018.

Personal life[edit]

She has two sons, Emerson and Atticus King,[5] and her wife is Shari Rosenthal.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Credited as Network Notes
Writer Director Exec. producer Creator/Developer Showrunner
1996 If These Walls Could Talk Yes No HBO
1999 Saving Graces Yes No -
2010–17 Pretty Little Liars Yes Freeform
2012 Pretty Dirty Secrets No Yes No
2013–14 Ravenswood Yes No Yes No
2017–18 Famous in Love Yes No Yes
2019 Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists[7] Yes TBD Yes
The Heiresses TBD Yes ABC

Films[edit]

Year Title Credited as
Writer Producer
1995 Now and Then Yes
National Lampoon's Senior Trip Yes No
2006 Just My Luck Yes No

References[edit]

  1. ^ I. Marlene King [@IMarleneKing] (September 16, 2013). "Ina Marlene King. Ina is pronounced Ena. It's German "@FernanDaLarr: @imarleneking what is your full name??."" (Tweet). Retrieved May 13, 2017 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Friedlander, Whitney (March 18, 2014) 'Pretty Little Liars" I. Marlene King on Show's Season Finale, Future | Variety, Variety. Retrieved April 22, 2014
  3. ^ "Lionsgate Acquires Film Rights To Horror Novel 'The Merciless' For 'Pretty Little Liars' Marlene King To Adapt". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "'Pretty Little Liars' Marlene King To Bring Sara Shepard's 'The Perfectionists' Books To ABC Family As Potential Series". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Business Media. Retrieved 19 November 2014.
  5. ^ King, Marlene (June 20, 2015). "This is what a staycation looks like. My boys. My home. My life". TV Line. Retrieved June 22, 2015.
  6. ^ Rosenthal, Shari (April 27, 2014). "My cool girlfriend". Retrieved June 22, 2015.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (September 25, 2017). "'Pretty Little Liars' Spinoff 'The Perfectionists' Starring Sasha Pieterse & Janel Parrish Gets Freeform Pilot Order". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 26, 2017.

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