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George R.R. Martin


George R.R. Martin is an American novelist and short-story writer in the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, a screenwriter, and television producer. He is best known for his international bestselling series of epic fantasy novels, A Song of Ice and Fire, which was later adapted into the HBO dramatic series Game of Thrones (2011). Martin ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 19 nominations. See more awards »

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Game of Thrones
(2011-2019)
Beauty and the Beast
(1987-1990)
The Twilight Zone
(1986-1987)

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  Nightflyers (TV Series) (pre-production)
  Game of Thrones (TV Series) (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by - 67 episodes, 2011 - 2017) (written for television by - 2 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2012)
- The Dragon and the Wolf (2017) ... (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by)
- Beyond the Wall (2017) ... (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by)
- Eastwatch (2017) ... (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by)
- The Spoils of War (2017) ... (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by)
- The Queen's Justice (2017) ... (based on "A Song of Ice and Fire" by)
 2014 Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series (Video Game) (novels)
 2014 Golden Moustache (TV Series short) (characters - 1 episode)
- Les Insultes dans Game of Thrones (2014) ... (characters)
 2013 School of Thrones (TV Series) (characters - 3 episodes)
- Targaryen Burn (2013) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Sexposition (2013) ... (characters - uncredited)
- Prom Night Is Coming (2013) ... (characters - uncredited)
 2013 Game of Thrones Ascent (Video Game)
 2012 Game of Thrones (Video Game)
  The Outer Limits (TV Series) (novella "Sandkings" - 1 episode, 2000) (novella - 1 episode, 1995)
- Final Appeal (2000) ... (novella "Sandkings")
- Sandkings (1995) ... (novella)
 1993 Doorways (TV Movie)
  Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes, 1987 - 1990) (story - 2 episodes, 1989) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1989)
- Invictus (1990) ... (written by)
- Beggar's Comet (1990) ... (written by)
- Snow (1989) ... (written by)
- Ceremony of Innocence (1989) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- What Rough Beast (1989) ... (story)
 1987 Nightflyers (novella)
  The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (teleplay by - 4 episodes, 1986) (written by - 1 episode, 1986)
- The Road Less Travelled (1986) ... (written by)
- The Toys of Caliban (1986) ... (teleplay by)
- The After Hours/Lost and Found/The World Next Door (1986) ... (teleplay by - segment "Lost and Found")
- The Once and Future King/A Saucer of Loneliness (1986) ... (teleplay by - segment "The Once and Future King")
- A Day in Beaumont/The Last Defender of Camelot (1986) ... (teleplay by - segment "The Last Defender of Camelot")
 1984 The Hitchhiker (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- Remembering Melody (1984) ... (short story)
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Book of short stories: "Sandkings". Stories in the book: "The Way of Cross and Dragon"; "Bitterblooms"; "In the House of the Worm"; "Fast-Friend"; "The Stone City"; "Starlady" and "Sandkings". ISBN 0-7088-2306-8 See more »

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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)
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The prejudice is still there, but it's breaking down. You have writers like Michael Chabon and The Yiddish Policemen's Union. He's a writer who's determined to break down genre barriers. He's done amazing things. See more »

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Lifelong supporter of The Democratic party. See more »

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Star Sign:

Virgo

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