Biography

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William (Billy) Ray is an American screenwriter and director. He began writing for television and movies in 1994 with Color of Night. He has written numerous movies including Volcano and Hart's War. He was one of the creators and writers of the science fiction show Earth 2.

Billy Ray in 2007 (+/-)

Starting in 2003 he began to direct as well as write; his first film was Shattered Glass, the story of a reporter who invented his stories. He was nominated for the Most Promising Filmmaker by the Chicago Film Critics Association and an Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay for his work on this film. In the 2007 release, Breach, which Ray co-wrote and directed, he tells a stylistically similar story about an FBI agent who spies for the Russians. Both films were based on actual people and recent events.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Billy Ray, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

William (Billy) Ray is an American screenwriter and director. He began writing for television and movies in 1994 with Color of Night. He has written numerous movies including Volcano and Hart's War. He was one of the creators and writers of the science fiction show Earth 2.

Billy Ray in 2007 (+/-)

Starting in 2003 he began to direct as well as write; his first film was Shattered Glass, the story of a reporter who invented his stories. He was nominated for the Most Promising Filmmaker by the Chicago Film Critics Association and an Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay for his work on this film. In the 2007 release, Breach, which Ray co-wrote and directed, he tells a stylistically similar story about an FBI agent who spies for the Russians. Both films were based on actual people and recent events.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Billy Ray, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 22

Birthday 1971-09-21

Place of Birth Tennessee, Stati Uniti

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Also Known As

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

The Silent Wife Screenplay
2019 Richard Jewell Screenplay
2019 Terminator: Dark Fate Screenplay
2019 Gemini Man Screenplay
2018 Overlord Story Screenplay
2015 Secret in Their Eyes Screenplay
2013 Captain Phillips Screenplay
2012 The Hunger Games Screenplay
2009 State of Play Screenplay
2007 Breach Screenplay
2005 Flightplan Screenplay
2004 Suspect Zero Screenplay
2003 Shattered Glass Writer
2002 Hart's War Author
1998 Legalese Screenplay
1997 Volcano Screenplay
1995 Hidden Assassin Screenplay
1994 Color of Night Screenplay

Directing

2015 Secret in Their Eyes Director
2007 Breach Director
2003 Shattered Glass Director

Creator

2016 The Last Tycoon Creator
1994 Earth 2 Creator

Production

2016 The Last Tycoon (9 episodes)Executive Producer
2012 Chasing Ice Producer

Acting

2009 Tales from the Script as Himself

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