Christopher Bram





Christopher Bram

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in Buffalo, NY, The United States
February 23, 1952

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Bram grew up in Kempsville, Virginia. After graduating from the College of William and Mary in 1974 (B.A. in English), he moved to New York City four years later. There, he met his lifelong partner, documentary filmmaker Draper Shreeve.

Bram's novel Father of Frankenstein, about film director James Whale, was made into the movie Gods and Monsters starring Ian McKellen and Brendan Fraser. Bill Condon adapted the screenplay and directed. Condon won an Academy Award for his adaptation.

In 2001, Bram was a Guggenheim Fellow. In 2003, he received the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement. He currently resides in New York.


Average rating: 3.85 · 2,361 ratings · 274 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
Father of Frankenstein
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The Notorious Dr. August: H...
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Lives of the Circus Animals
3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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Surprising Myself
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Hold Tight: A Novel
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Exiles in America: A Novel
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Gossip
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 115 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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Almost History
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1992 — 3 editions
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In Memory of Angel Clare
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“People assume that artists must talk about art and beauty and the sublime whenever we get together, but no, we usually talk about money.”
Christopher Bram, The Notorious Dr. August: His Real Life and Crimes
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“We’re happier when the assholes are villains.”
Christopher Bram, Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America

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