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Charles Patrick Hogan (born August 4, 1967) is an American novelist, screenwriter, and television producer. He is best known as the author of Prince of Thieves, and as the co-author of The Strain trilogy with Guillermo del Toro. Alongside del Toro, Hogan created the television series The Strain (2014–2017), adapting their trilogy of vampire novels.

Chuck Hogan
Hogan in July 2014
Hogan in July 2014
BornCharles Patrick Hogan
(1967-08-04) August 4, 1967 (age 52)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationNovelist, screenwriter, producer
Alma materCanton High School
Boston College
GenreCrime fiction, horror
Notable worksThe Strain
The Standoff
Prince of Thieves
Devils in Exile

Hogan also wrote the crime novels The Standoff (1995), The Blood Artists (1998), The Killing Moon (2007), and The Devils In Exiles (2010), and the screenplay for the war film 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (2016).

Prince of Thieves (2004) was adapted into Ben Affleck's Academy Award-nominated film The Town (2010).[1] The work won the 2005 Hammett Prize and was called one of the ten best novels of the year by Stephen King.[2]



  • The Standoff (1995)
  • The Blood Artists (1998)
  • Prince of Thieves (2004)
  • The Killing Moon (2007)
  • The Devils In Exile (2010)

The Strain trilogyEdit


Year Title Credited as Notes Ref.
Writer Executive producer
2014–2017 The Strain Yes Yes Co-creator, television series based on his trilogy The Strain; writer (11 episodes) [3]
2016 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi Yes Based on Mitchell Zuckoff's book 13 Hours [4]


  1. ^ "Blake Lively Goes to ‘Town’ for Ben Affleck" Retrieved September 5, 2009
  2. ^ "Chuck Hogan" bio at HarperCollins Archived 2010-09-28 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved September 5, 2009
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2013-11-19). "FX's 'The Strain' Gets Official 13-Episode Order, Abraham Role To Be Recast". Retrieved 2016-08-12.
  4. ^ Lincoln, Ross A. (2015-06-30). "Paramount's '13 Hours' Benghazi Drama Confirmed For MLK Weekend 2016". Retrieved 2016-08-12.