Caption: Stephen King and Benjamín Benítez
Writer, Producer, Actor
Born: September 21, 1947
Star sign: Virgo
Height: 6' 4" (1.93 m)
Known for: The Shawshank Redemption (1994), The Green Mile (1999), The Shining (1980), Stand by Me (1986)
Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital in Portland. His parents were Nellie Ruth (Pillsbury), who worked as a caregiver at a mental institute, and Donald Edwin King, a merchant seaman. His father was born under the surname "Pollock", but used the last name "King", under which Stephen was born. He has an ...