Born in Portland, Maine, in 1947, Stephen King is one of the most prolific horror and fantasy novelists of our time. What makes Stephen King a household name, though, is his role as one of the main suppliers of blockbuster content to Hollywood. From his first novel, Carrie, published in 1974 and made into a movie just two years later, King has cranked out a string of hits, including The Shining (book 1977, film 1980), Cujo (book 1981, film...Continue Reading