|Also known as||Richard Timothy Kring|
|Date of birth||9 July 1957|
|Origin||Santa Maria, CA, USA|
Tim Kring is the creator, an executive producer, and a writer for Heroes and Heroes Reborn. Kring has worked as an executive producer for all seasons of the show, and he is the most prolific writer for the series.
Tim Kring is well-versed in writing and creating entertainment. He began his writing career for the hit TV show Knight Rider in the early 1980s. In 1987 Kring penned Teen Wolf Too alongside Jeph Loeb. He is best known for creating the hit television shows Crossing Jordan, and Strange World.
Following Heroes, Tim co-wrote the novel Shift with Dale Peck. In 2011, Tim created the show Touch for Fox, and later the show Dig for USA. In 2015, Tim continued the world of Heroes with the miniseries Heroes Reborn.
- In His Own Image
- Unaired pilot
- Don't Look Back
- Seven Minutes to Midnight
- How to Stop an Exploding Man
- Four Months Later...
- The Kindness of Strangers
- Four Months Ago...
- The Second Coming
- The Butterfly Effect
- It's Coming
- A Clear and Present Danger
- An Invisible Thread
- The Fifth Stage
- Brave New World (Heroes)
- Brave New World (Heroes Reborn)
- Tim Kring has written the premiere episode for every volume of Heroes. He has also written the final planned episode of every season. (Powerless was not originally intended to end Season Two.)
- Tim was born on July 9, 1957. The combination to Noah's storage unit is 7-9-5-7.
- At the end of Sundae, Bloody Sundae, Miko is shown "7957 years in the future". This is a reference to Tim Kring's birthday.
- Other than Heroes, Tim is best known for creating Crossing Jordan. This other series was referenced in Heroes in the episode Jump, Push, Fall. Interestingly enough, the episode of Crossing Jordan being referenced was also called Jump, Push, Fall.
- In 2010, Tim received the Pioneer Prize at the International Digital Emmy Awards in Cannes for his multi-screen storytelling.
- In an interview, Tim Kring says that the hero he identifies with most is Peter.
- Tim earned a bachelor of arts degree in religious studies from University of Santa Barbara.
- Throughout his career in the entertainment business, Tim's numerous jobs include grip, gaffer, cameraman, writer, producer, and creator.
- Tim collects acoustic guitars and is a skilled guitarist himself.
- Interview with Tim Kring at theTVaddict.com
- Interview with Tim Kring at 9th Wonders
- Interview with Tim Kring at Ain't It Cool News, 2/5/2007
- Interview with Tim Kring at TVGuide.com, 2/6/2007
- Behind the Scenes with Tim Kring from WIRED Magazine, 4/23/2007
- Interview with Tim Kring and Damon Lindelof at Wizard Entertainment, 5/18/2007
- Interview with Tim Kring at CBR: Part 1 (5/24/2007) and Part 2 (5/25/2007)
- Interview with Tim Kring at comic-con.org, 5/2007
- Audio interview with Tim Kring regarding Heroes: Origins, 6/18/2007
- Video interview with Tim Kring at Interviewing Hollywood, 7/11/2007
- Interview with Tim Kring at Superhero Hype!, 7/24/2007
- Interview with Tim Kring and Masi Oka at Newsarama.com, 8/10/2007: Part 1 · Part 2 · Part 3
- Interview with Tim Kring at NewsOK, 8/24/2007
- Interview with Tim Kring at Voices From Krypton, 9/6/2007: Part 1, Part 2
- Interview with Tim Kring at G4, 9/20/2007
- Interview with Tim Kring and Kristen Bell at Newsarama, 10/16/2007: Part 1, Part 2
- Interview with Tim Kring at Entertainment Weekly, 11/7/2007
- Tim Kring Lecture about Haiku Storytelling, 12/4/2007
- Interview with Tim Kring at IGN, 12/14/2007
- Interview with Tim Kring at The-OWI/Heroes Wiki, 2/9/2008
- Apology from Tim Kring, 11/23/2008
- Wheldon,Kring and Lindelof step into the Write Environment, 02/12/2009 with excerpt of the Interview DVD
- Interview with Tim Kring at NBC/Sprint, 1/25/2010
- Interview with Tim Kring in A.V. Club, 2/8/2010
- Interview with Tim Kring in TV Squad, 2/8/2010
- Next Generation Story-Telling, Tim Kring video 2/2010
- Pirates are my fans, video interview with Tim Kring, 2010
- Talks at SXSW, 3/2010
- Tim Kring at MIPTV, 4/12/2010
- Video interview with Tim Kring, 4/22/2010
- Tim Kring in Ace Showbiz 5/14/2010
- Interview with Tim Kring about product placement, 6/10/2010
- Tim Kring interviewed by Zachary Quinto, 7/24/2010
- Interview with Tim Kring in Fast Company, 7/30/2010
- Tim Kring's thoughts on avoiding past mistakes with Heroes Reborn, Entertainment Weekly, 7/7/2015
- Tim Kring on casting for Heroes Reborn, Entertainment Weekly, 8/13/2015
- Tim Kring answers burning questions, KSiteTV, 8/19/2015