Kevin Williamson

Kevin Williamson

Kevin Meade Williamson is an American screenwriter, director, and producer. He is best known as the creator of the Scream (film series) writing 3 of the 5 movies the Scream (1996), as well as its sequels Scream 2 (1997) and Scream 4. He is also known as the creator and showrunner forWB teen drama series Dawson's Creek (1998–2003), the CW supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries (2009–2017), the Fox crime thriller series The Following (2013–2015), the CBS crime drama series Stalker (2014–2015), and the CBS All Access thriller series Tell Me a Story (2018–2020). He also wrote the screenplay for the films I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), The Faculty (1998), and Cursed (2005). Williamson made his directorial debut with the black comedy film Teaching Mrs. Tingle (1999).