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Christopher Priest (II)

Christopher Priest was born on July 14, 1943 in Cheadle, Cheshire, England as Christopher McKenzie Priest. He is a writer, known for The Prestige (2006), One Million Times (2017) and Into the Labyrinth (1981). He has been married to Leigh Kennedy since 1988. They have two children. He was previously married to Lisa Tuttle. See full bio »

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Known For

The Prestige Writer
The Stooge Writer


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 2019 The Stooge (Short)
 2017 One Million Times (TV Series)
 2009 The Sorting Out (Short)
 2006 The Prestige (novel)
 1981 Into the Labyrinth (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Treason (1981) ... (as Chris Priest)
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 2006 The Martians and Us (TV Series documentary)
- The End of the World as We Know It (2006) ... Himself

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Other Works:

The Glamour. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1984. [novel] See more »

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2 Print Biographies | See more »

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[about his work The Book on the Edge of Forever: An Enquiry into the Non-Appearance of Harlan Ellison's the Last Dangerous Visions:] The essay started as a conscious exercise in investigative journalism. You don't get much of that in the sf world, and the Ellison non-anthology was a God-given story just waiting to be written. I think it came as sheer novelty to most people. All those lies and ... See more »


Priest wrote the novelization of David Cronenberg's eXistenZ (1999). See more »



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