Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 20 April 1912) was an Irish writer whose greatest and most lasting success was undoubtedly the vampire novel ''{{Literature/Dracula}}''.

Among his other novels, ''The Jewel of Seven Stars'' and ''The Lair of the White Worm'' have also been adapted for screen.

The Horror Writers of America's UsefulNotes/BramStokerAward is named in his honor.

!!Works by Stoker with their own trope pages:
* ''{{Literature/Dracula}}''
* ''Literature/TheJewelOfSevenStars''
* ''Film/TheLairOfTheWhiteWorm'' (film version only)
!!Trope examples from Stoker's other works include:
* HangingJudge: in "The Judge's House"
!!Portrayals of Bram Stoker in fiction include:

* ''Dracula Unbound'' by Creator/BrianWAldiss
* ''The West End Horror'' by Creator/NicholasMeyer (cameo appearance)
* ''Literature/AnnoDracula'' by Creator/KimNewman: 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 Literature/TimeWars novel ''The Dracula Caper'' Stoker investigates Dracula's activities in England with Creator/ArthurConanDoyle.
* He shows up in ''Literature/TheLastAmericanVampire'' (sequel to ''Literature/AbrahamLincolnVampireHunter''), in the role of a "Renfield", or assistant/SecretKeeper to a vampire. He first shows up here in 1888.
* In the ''Literature/Department19'' series by Will Hill, Stoker meets Dr. Van Helsing during an investigation of vampiric activity at the theater where he worked in real life.

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* In the ''Series/FridayThe13thTheSeries'' 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 [[HistoricalPersonPunchline they realize at the end was Bram Stoker]].
* ''Series/HoudiniAndDoyle'' in the episode ''Strigoi'', by Paul Ritter.