|Born||September 21, 1947
|Pen name||Richard Bachman|
|Notable work(s)||It, The Green Mile, Cujo, The Dark Tower series|
Stephen King (born September 21, 1947) is a famous writer from the U.S. state of Maine. He is known for writing scary books known as horror novels. His books and stories have sold more than 300 million copies Many of his stories have been made into movies or television shows as well. He has written some of his books under the name "Richard Bachman" and collaborated with Peter Straub on others.
King and his wife Tabitha own three different houses. One house is in Bangor, Maine, one is in Lovell, Maine and one in Sarasota, Florida. Stephen and Tabitha have three children and three grandchildren.