Chris Claremont

1950 - Today

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Christopher S. Claremont (; born November 25, 1950) is a British-born American comic book writer and novelist, known for his 17-year stint on Uncanny X-Men from 1975 to 1991, far longer than that of any other writer, during which he is credited with developing strong female characters as well as introducing complex literary themes into superhero narratives, turning the once underachieving comic into one of Marvel's most popular series.During his tenure at Marvel, Claremont co-created numerous X-Men characters, such as Rogue, Psylocke (Betsy Braddock), Kitty Pryde/Shadowcat, Phoenix, The Brood, Lockheed, Shi'ar, Shi'ar Imperial Guard, Mystique, Destiny, Selene, Reverend William Stryker, Lady Mastermind, Emma Frost, Tessa, Siryn, Jubilee, Rachel Summers, Madelyne Pryor, Moira MacTaggert, Lilandra, Shadow King, Cannonball, Warpath, Mirage, Wolfsbane, Karma, Cypher, Sabretooth, Empath, Sebastian Shaw, Donald Pierce, Avalanche, Pyro, Legion, Nimrod, Gateway, Strong Guy, Proteus, Mister Sinister, Marauders, Purifiers, Captain Britain, Sunspot, Forge and Gambit. Claremont scripted many classic stories, including "The Dark Phoenix Saga" and "Days of Future Past", on which he collaborated with John Byrne. He developed the character of Wolverine into a fan favorite. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chris Claremont has received more than 907,742 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Chris Claremont is the 5,129th most popular writer (down from 4,340th in 2019), the 4,492nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,632nd in 2019) and the 521st most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Chris Claremont ranks 5,129 out of 5,794Before him are Bessie Head, Andrew Davies, Alain Mabanckou, Denise Levertov, Michael Shermer, and Tatiana de Rosnay. After him are Ralf König, Zoé Valdés, Madhukar, John Betjeman, Charles Wilkins, and Howard Jacobson.

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Among people born in 1950, Chris Claremont ranks 470Before him are Joan Armatrading, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, John Byrne, Hama Amadou, Themba Dlamini, and Jorge Del Castillo. After him are Luciano Spinosi, Tony Wilson, François Dupeyron, Dietmar Danner, P. J. Soles, and George Fenton.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Chris Claremont ranks 4,492 out of 6,924Before him are Graham Taylor (1944), Andrew Robertson (1994), David Davis (1948), Ed O'Brien (1968), Sophie Ellis-Bextor (1979), and Dana Rosemary Scallon (1951). After him are Denis Healey (1917), Harry Golombek (1911), Joe Spence (1898), Ben Hardy (1991), Francis Lee (1944), and John Betjeman (1906).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Chris Claremont ranks 521Before him are George Farquhar (1677), Brian Jacques (1939), Alex Garland (1970), China Miéville (1972), Andrew Davies (1936), and Denise Levertov (1923). After him are John Betjeman (1906), Charles Wilkins (1749), Howard Jacobson (1942), Susanna Clarke (1959), Anne Fine (1947), and C. J. Sansom (1952).