Mick Garris

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Mick Garris
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Born (1951-12-04) December 4, 1951 (age 66)
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
OccupationDirector, producer, writer

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

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Life and career[edit]

Garris was born in Santa Monica, California. He is 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 contributes to the web series Trailers From Hell. Garris was also the co-screenwriter and executive producer of Hocus Pocus.[5] Garris most recently directed the miniseries adaption of Stephen King's novel Bag of Bones[6] and the documentary film Pure in Heart: The Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney Jr., about the life and work of Legend actor Lon Chaney Jr.,[7] which screened on the Horror-Rama 2015 in October 2015.[8] He has a role, as Himself in the biography horror film Digging Up the Marrow, from indie director Adam Green.[9]

As of 2015, he is also a member of the board of advisers for the Hollywood Horror Museum.

In 2017, Mick Garris has given an exclusive interview to the Ukrainian horror writer Denis Bushlatov. The interview was published in Darker magazine and is considered to be the only interview ever given to Russian-speaking fans.

On January 16, 2018 it was announced that Mick Garris’ horror podcast Post Mortem would be joining Blumhouse's podcast network.[10]


Selected filmography[edit]

As writer[edit]


  1. ^ "Movies". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  2. ^ Holden, Stephen (April 11, 1992). "Movie Review - Review/Film; Fiends With Nasty Feeding Habits". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  3. ^ "The Walking Dead Season 3: Take a Zombie Studio Tour with Greg Nicotero - Dread Central". dreadcentral.com. 8 July 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  4. ^ "Hotel Transylvania Making Its Way to Nintendo DS/3DS - Dread Central". dreadcentral.com. 24 July 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  5. ^ Maslin, Janet (July 16, 1993). "Movie Review - Review/Film; Bette Midler, Queen Witch in Heavy Makeup - NYTimes.com". The New York Times. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Edgar Allan Poe Says "Boo!" in This New Collectible Bust from Tim Bruckner - Dread Central". dreadcentral.com. 11 September 2012. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Q&A: Horror Maestro Mick Garris Revisits "PSYCHO IV: THE BEGINNING"". fangoria.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  8. ^ "HORROR-RAMA 2015 Welcomes Rochon & The Soska Twins to Toronto!". fangoria.com. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Digging Up the Marrow - Play Chicken With this Exclusive Clip - Dread Central". dreadcentral.com. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  10. ^ http://podcast.blumhouse.com/episode-79-post-mortem-with-mick-garris

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