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Grant Morrison

Biography

A Scottish playwright, screenwriter, and comic publication writer, he’s known for his efforts to such DC and Marvel Comics series as Batman, The Invisibles, and New X-Men. His 1990 play, Depravity, was in line with the life from the popular occult professional Aleister Crowley. He released his 1st comic pieces when he was seventeen yrs . old. Through the early 1980s, he belonged to a music group known as The Mixers. He published the screenplay for the Dreamworks film, Sleepless Knights. He wedded his longtime partner, Kristan Morrison. During his adulthood, he resided and worked both in Scotland and LA. He previously a cameo part in Gerard Way’s “Na Na Na Na” music video.

Quick Facts


Full Name Grant Morrison
Date Of Birth January 31, 1960
Place Of Birth Scotland
Profession Playwright
Nationality Scottish, British
Parents Walter Morrison, Agnes Lygate
Awards Order of the British Empire
Nominations GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Graphic Novels & Comics, Goodreads Choice Awards Best Nonfiction
Movies Batman vs. Robin, All-Star Superman, Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods, The Return of Swamp Thing
TV Shows Happy!
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1His influences include Alisteir Crowley, William S Burroughs, Robert Anton Wilson and Alan Moore.
2Wrote All-Star Superman after the death of his father.
3Has written for Batman and Superman simultaneously.
4Left school at the age of eighteen and didn't attend college or University.
5Glasgow, Scotland: Writer [June 2012]
6Divides his time between Glasgow and Los Angeles.
7He was awarded the MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2012 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to film and literature. He is a comic book writer and playwright.
8His life and work has already been the subject of five separate television documentaries and he is a regular guest on TV and radio.
9In July 1997, he was the first comic book writer to be included as one of Entertainment Weekly's top 100 creative people in America.
10He writes and records music and stages semi-regular DJ happenings under the aegis of The Beastocracy in Glasgow and London.
11Barely educated at Mosspark Primary and Allan Glen's School for Boys, he lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract2017Video character: Damian Wayne completed
Happy!TV Movie filming
Batman: Return to Arkham2016Video Game character: Michael Washington Lane/Azrael - uncredited
Justice League vs. Teen Titans2016Video character: Damian Wayne - uncredited
Deadpool2016character: Ellie Phimister/Negasonic Teenage Warhead - uncredited
Batman: Bad Blood2016Video characters: Damian Wayne, Heretic - uncredited
Gotham2015TV Series character: Eduardo Flamingo - 1 episode
Batman: Arkham Knight2015Video Game characters: Michael Washington Lane/Azrael & Lazlo Valentin/Professor Pyg - uncredited
Batman vs. Robin2015Video character: Damian Wayne - uncredited
Son of Batman2014Video character: Damian Wayne - uncredited / graphic novel
Young Justice2013TV Series character: Red Volcano - 1 episode
Batman: Arkham City2011Video Game character: Michael Washington Lane/Azrael - uncredited
All-Star Superman2011Video graphic novel
Arkham Asylum Fan Film2007Short graphic novel
Justice League Unlimited2005TV Series character: Aztek - 2 episodes

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Carnival Sun2003ShortDrag Queen
Stingers2003TV SeriesTimmy Boyle

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happy!TV Movie executive producer filming

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bird of Steel!special thanks filming
Superman vs. Batman: When Heroes Collide2013Video short special thanks
The Joker: Laughing in the Face of Death2013Video short special thanks
Superman Now2011Video short special thanks
Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods2010Documentary special thanks
The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men! Making 'X2'2003Video documentary special thanks
Dogma1999humble thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Temple of Art2017Documentary post-productionHimself
Superhero NationDocumentary post-production
The Creation MythDocumentary filmingHimself
Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously2016DocumentaryHimself
The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened?2015DocumentaryHimself
Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD2014DocumentaryHimself
The Image Revolution2014DocumentaryHimself
Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle2013TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Writer
Superman vs. Batman: When Heroes Collide2013Video shortHimself
The Joker: Laughing in the Face of Death2013Video shortHimself
Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts2011DocumentaryHimself
Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope2011DocumentaryHimself
Superman Now2011Video shortHimself
Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics2010Video documentaryHimself
Grant Morrison: Talking with Gods2010DocumentaryHimself
Project: Comic-Con2010TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Happy Birthday Broons!2005TV Movie documentaryHimself - Guest

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Replacement Gods2012Video documentaryHimself - Writer

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#Trademark
1Often has well-known protagonists don new costumes for a brief period of time
2Works with artist Frank Quitely
3Often inserts himself in his works or writes characters closely based on himself
4Breaks the fourth wall in his writings
5Characters often deliver long speeches that represent his views
6Shaved head
7Often reuses obscure material, plots and characters for existing stories (e.g. classic Batwoman, Animal Man)
8Some of his protagonists own a cat (e.g. Animal Man, adult Damian Wayne)
9Often alludes to mirrors and reflections in his works

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