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Kevin Williamson

Kevin Williamson

Birthday: 14 March 1965, New Bern, North Carolina, USA
Height: 184 cm

Grew up in the New Bern, NC area. There is an actual Dawsons Creek in Oriental, NC where Williamson grew up.

Kevin Williamson
"I always wanted to direct. That's my passion. I was an actor. That went nowhere. I tried directing Show more "I always wanted to direct. That's my passion. I was an actor. That went nowhere. I tried directing theatre. Nope. I wrote this movie called 'Killing Mrs. Tingle.' Sold it. It sat on the shelf. My unemployment dried up. I couldn't get work. I had borrowed money from all my friends. I wrote 'Scary Movie' [later retitled: Scream]. Just banged all it out, as fast as I could." - His success story. Hide
Dawson's Creek has always been very personal and autobiographical; I live and breathe in all the cha Show more Dawson's Creek has always been very personal and autobiographical; I live and breathe in all the characters...Dawson represents the filmmaker and dreamer, the Spielberg-obsessed idealist who views the world optimistically; Joey represents more of the cynical, angry side as well as my roots and upbringing; Pacey represents the joker in me; and Jen, the rebel. This year we added two new characters to the mix: Andie represents my overachieving, sometimes-manic personality and, in Jack, I wanted to create a character to represent my sexuality, which is my greatest asset in life... Hide
I like emotional horror. I don't like horror movies. I hate them. But, if you can make emotional hor Show more I like emotional horror. I don't like horror movies. I hate them. But, if you can make emotional horror movies, I'm in. If I can care and root for the main character, then I'm in. I don't like stupid stories about people I don't know. There is a slew of low-budget horror films out there, where you just don't give a crap. But, once in awhile, something will come along, like "Halloween" in 1978, and there's this one girl, Jamie Lee Curtis, who's that young, sweet girl, in the midst of all of this, and you just root for her and feel for her, all the way through the chase scene. You have to figure out how to do that and care for the characters. Hide
I'm not a real writer; I'm a screenwriter. I'm not a real writer; I'm a screenwriter.
Kevin Williamson's FILMOGRAPHY
All as Actor (3) as Creator (25)
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