(1922 -- 2006)
Thomas Nigel Kneale was a British screenwriter.
He wrote professionally for more than 50 years, was a winner of the Somerset Maugham Award, and was twice nominated for the British Film Award for Best Screenplay.
Predominantly a writer of suspense stories that included SF elements, he was best known for the creation of his character Professor Bernard Quatermass. Quatermass was a scientist who appeared in television, film, and radio productions written by Kneale between 1953 and 1996.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 2000 -- Lifetime Achievement Award from the Horror Writers Association
- 2005 -- Karl Edward Wagner Award
- Somerset Maugham Award
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