Barker, Clive

Born: Oct 05, 1952 AD
Currently alive, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Authors, Director

Clive Barker is an English-born American-resident author, film director and visual artist.


1952 - Clive Barker was born 5th of October in Liverpool, England.


He studied English and philosophy at Liverpool University.


1984-1986 - Clive Barker wrote short stories (collected in Books of Blood 1 - 6).


1985 - He wrote the novel The Damnation Game.


1987 - Clive Barker moved towards epic modern-day fantasy and urban fantasy with horror elements in "Weaveworld".


         - He also wrote the most successful "Hellraiser".


1989 - He wrote "The Great and Secret Show".


1991 - Clive Barker wrote The world-spanning Imajica.


1993 - Barker achieved his dream of publishing his own superhero books when Marvel Comics launched the Razorline.


1995 - Barker illustrating his own paintings that can be seen on the covers of the collections of his plays, Incarnations.


1996 - Clive Barker wrote the "Sacrament'.


2006 - Barker announced that he will be writing the script to a forthcoming remake of the original Hellraiser movie.




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