WESTON, Conn. -- Happy Birthday To Weston’s Seth Grahame-Smith!
Seth Grahame-Smith, who grew up in Weston, turns 38 on Saturday. The novelist, screenwriter and film producer was born Jan. 4, 1976, in Rockville Centre, N.Y.
Grahame-Smith's first widely published book was "The Big Book of Porn: A Penetrating Look at the World of Dirty Movies," in 2005. The next year, Grahame-Smith published "The Spider-Man Handbook: The Ultimate Training Manual," an examination of Marvel Comics' Spider-Man, with an introduction by Stan Lee.
He is best known as the author of the New York Times best-selling novels "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" and "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter," the latter of which has been adapted as a feature film.
In addition to writing novels, Grahame-Smith made his debut as a comic book writer on "Marvel Zombies Return: Hulk."
He later moved to Los Angeles, where he wrote and produced for several television series, including "Vendettas" and the History Channel's "History's Mysteries." He was also hired to produce an innovative CBS online series, "Clark and Michael," starring Clark Duke, Michael Cera, David Cross, Patton Oswalt, and Andy Richter.
He is currently writing a script for the sequel to the 1988 supernatural comedy film "Beetlejuice."