Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish writer whose greatest and most lasting success was undoubtedly the vampire novel Dracula.Among his other novels, The Jewel of Seven Stars and The Lair of the White Worm have also been adapted for screen.
Works by Stoker with their own trope pages:
Trope examples from Stoker's other works include:
- Hanging Judge: in "The Judge's House"
Portrayals of Bram Stoker in fiction include:Literature
- Dracula Unbound by Brian W. Aldiss
- The West End Horror by Nicholas Meyer (cameo appearance)
- Anno Dracula by Kim Newman: Stoker does not appear in person, having been arrested as a friend and suspected sympathizer of Harker and company when Dracula took control of England; his wife does appear, however. Several of the sequels mention him having written Dracula as an alternate history novel in which Dracula lost.
- In the Time Wars novel The Dracula Caper Stoker investigates Dracula's activities in England with Arthur Conan Doyle.
- He shows up in The Last American Vampire (sequel to Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), in the role of a "Renfield", or assistant/Secret Keeper to a vampire. He first shows up here in 1888.
- In the Department 19 series by Will Hill, Stoker meets Dr. Van Helsing during an investigation of vampiric activity at the theater where he worked in real life.
- In the Friday the 13th: The Series episode "The Baron's Bride", Micki and Ryan are transported to the 19th century, where they track down a vampire with the assistance of an Irishman named Abraham who they realize at the end was Bram Stoker.
- Houdini & Doyle in the episode Strigoi, by Paul Ritter.