Dacre Stoker, being the great-grandson of Bram Stoker’s youngest brother, Dr. George Stoker, is the great-grandnephew of the author of Dracula.
Dacre was born in Montreal, Canada, in 1958, and studied Education and Physical Education at university in the United States. He participated in the sport of Modern Pentathlon for 15 years, first as an athlete and eventually a coach in the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Since then he has been a teacher in Physical Education and Health Science. He teaches CPR and First Aid and is also a Director of a Land Conservation organization. He leads fellow fly-fisherman on adventures to western US and Canada, and teaches the unique sport of court tennis.
Dacre has travelled to cities in England, Ireland, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Canada, and Argentina to present his lecture “Stoker on Stoker”, and to be interviewed for television, radio, and print media. He recently returned to England to film a documentary on vampires in pop culture for the Canadian History Channel and has traveled to Germany to appear on a popular television show about people with famous relatives.
He is a member of the North American chapter of the Transylvanian Society of Dracula and of the Horror Writers Association.
He currently lives in South Carolina with his wife Jenne. They have two children, Bellinger (25) and Parker (22).