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Anne Rice

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Bestselling novelist of witchcraft and vampire stories, such as for example Interview using the Vampire and Queen from the Damned. She also published historical novels, like the Feast of most Saints, and erotic functions such as Leave to Eden. She fallen out of North Tx State University after her sophomore 12 months due to monetary difficulties and relocated to SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, where she discovered are an insurance statements processor. She ultimately returned to college and received a Master’s level in creative composing from SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA State University or college. Her well-known Vampire Chronicles series exemplifies the genre of Gothic fiction. She was created in New Orleans, Louisiana to Howard and Kay O’Brien. In 1961, she wedded poet Stan Grain. The couple’s child, Michele, passed away of leukemia at age six. Many years later, another child, Christopher, was created. The 1994 film version of her novel, Interview using the Vampire, starred Tom Luxury cruise as Lestat.

Quick Facts


Full Name Anne Rice
Date Of Birth October 4, 1941
Place Of Birth New Orleans, LA
Height 1.57 m
Profession Novelist
Education San Francisco State University, Richardson High School, University of North Texas, Texas Woman's University
Nationality American
Spouse Stan Rice
Children Christopher Rice, Michele Rice
Parents Howard O'Brien, Katherine Allen O'Brien
Siblings Alice Borchardt
Awards Goodreads Choice Awards Best Horror, Bram Stoker Award for Lifetime Achievement, World Horror Convention Grand Master Award
Nominations Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel, Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Science Fiction/Fantasy, Lambda Literary Award for Horror/Science Fiction/Fantasy
Movies The Young Messiah, Queen of the Damned, The Feast of All Saints, Interview with the Vampire, Exit to Eden
Star Sign Libra

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#Fact
1Irish-American.
2Has currently put her New Orleans home up for sale and is moving to Florida. [February 2004]
3Lives in La Jolla, California. [2005]
4Received a 12,000 dollar advance for "Interview with The Vampire".
5Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 36, a son Christopher Travis Rice (aka Christopher Rice) on March 11, 1978. Child's father is her now late husband, Stan Rice.
6(August 5, 1972) Her only child, a daughter Michele Rice, died from leukemia at the age of 5.
7Gave birth to her 1st child at age 24, a daughter Michele Rice on September 21, 1966. Child's father is her now late husband, Stan Rice.
8Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 133, pp. 369-377. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.
9Chose the pseudonym Anne Rampling, under which she penned her novels "Exit to Eden" and "Belinda," in honour of actress Charlotte Rampling because Anne "admired Charlotte's grace."
10Has written under the pseudonyms Anne Rampling and A.N. Roquelaure.
11Has a collection of several hundred pairs of black button-up shoes.
12Her sister, Alice Borchardt, is also a novelist.
13Her novel "The Vampire Lestat" is currently being made into a stage production with songs by Elton John and Bernie Taupin.
14Has written several other novels outside her famous Vampire Chronicles, including the Mayfair Witch trilogy, erotica and historical fiction. However, none of these books has achieved the fame (or sales) of her vampire tales.
15Lives and works in the California desert.
16Suffers from diabetes.
17Has pictures of herself giving birth to son, Christopher Rice, on the walls of her New Orleans home.
18Has claimed in interviews that she fears the dark.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Vampire ChroniclesTV Movie based on the novels "Interview with the Vampire" and "The Vampire Lestat" by pre-production
The Young Messiah2016novel "Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt"
Queen of the Damned2002novels "The Vampire Chronicles"
Earth Angels2001TV Movie
Feast of All Saints2001TV Movie book
Rag and Bone1998TV Movie story
Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles1994novel / screenplay
Exit to Eden1994novel "Exit To Eden"

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Vampire ChroniclesTV Movie executive producer pre-production
Earth Angels2001TV Movie executive producer
Feast of All Saints2001TV Movie executive producer
Rag and Bone1998TV Movie executive producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
A Place Among the Undead2016TV Series documentaryHerself (2016)
Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf2016TV SeriesHerself
Lestat, Louis, and the Vampire Phenomenon2014Video shortHerself
ITW ThrillerFest Banquet Awards2014TV SpecialHerself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Colbert Report2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Author, The Wolf Gift
The Hour2012TV SeriesHerself
The Future of Fear2011TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Real Vampire Files2010TV Movie documentaryHerself
CBS News Sunday Morning2006TV Series documentaryHerself
The O'Reilly Factor2005TV SeriesHerself
Scarborough Country2005TV SeriesHerself
Charlie Rose1994-2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself
Larry King Live2003TV SeriesHerself
Night Bites: Women and Their Vampires2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
Crossing Over with John Edward2002TV SeriesHerself
SexTV2001-2002TV Series documentaryHerself
Interview With the Vampire: In the Shadow of the Vampire2001Video documentary shortHerself - Author / Screenwriter
The Rosie O'Donnell Show1996-2000TV SeriesHerself
Biography2000TV Series documentaryHerself
Great Books1999TV Series documentaryHerself
Ellen1996TV SeriesHerself
Ancient Mysteries1994TV Series documentaryHerself
Bookmark1993TV SeriesHerself
Without Walls1993TV Series documentaryHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show1991TV SeriesHerself

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1995HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic PresentationInterview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)· Neil Jordan (director)
1994ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayInterview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles (1994)

#Quote
1On connecting: We're frightened of what makes us different.
2Vampires have always been part of our culture. There have always been superstitions surrounding death and burial in western Europe and the idea that the dead will come back. When you write a story about good and evil using a vampire, you are reaching back to the Renaissance for a figure as powerful as God and the devil. What I love about my readers is that they really understand what my books are about.
3The vampire is always presented as someone who is living a heightened existence and that is very seductive. He is also someone who is able to satisfy all of his cravings. I don't see this as a time of weakness at all. The vampire image reflects the enormous leap in visual perspective. This is the time of Federal Express, long-distance calls and faxes. Someone can get up in the morning and call New York or Paris. All kinds of business transactions and close book deals can be made -- it's like flying all over the world. Vampires are superhuman magnifications of us, of the way we feel in these powerful times.
4The vampire is that glittering, dazzling rule-breaker and outsider who has gained ascendancy over time and place.
5To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself.

#Trademark
1Stories about vampires

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