Clive Barker

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  • Birth Place: Liverpool, England
  • Profession: Author, Director, Screenwriter, Producer
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Fast Facts

  • Attended the same school as actor Doug Bradley, who later played Pinhead in his Hellraiser series.
  • Won a World Fantasy Award for Best Anthology or Collection in 1985 for Clive Barker's Books of Blood.
  • Made his feature-film directorial debut with the 1987 horror classic Hellraiser, which was based on his novella The Hellbound Heart. 
  • Wrote and illustrated a children's book, The Thief of Always, in 1992; he followed that with a young adult series, The Books of Abarat. 
  • Presented his artwork in a 1993 exhibition titled Clive Barker: Paintings and Drawings 1973-1993 at a New York City Soho art gallery.
  • Released Memory, Prophecy and Fantasy: The World and Works of Clive Barker, a retrospective of his writings and artwork, in two volumes in 2009 and 2010.

Relationships

  • Nicole Armstrong — Stepdaughter
  • David Armstrong — Significant Other
  • Leonard Barker — Father
  • Joan Ruby Barker — Mother

College

  • University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England (BA in Philosophy and English Literature, 1974)

Details

  • Birth Place: Liverpool, England
  • Profession: Author, Director, Screenwriter, Producer

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