Biography

Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian (born January 30, 1953) is an Armenian-American screenwriter, film director, film editor, producer, and founder of Film Rites, a film production company. He won an Academy Award for his screenplay for Schindler's List and he has been nominated two times for Awakenings and Gangs of New York. The Times called him "the most artful and subtle screenwriter Hollywood has had since Robert Towne."

Zaillian was born in Fresno, California, the son of Jim Zaillian, a radio news reporter. He attended Sonoma State University, graduated from San Francisco State University and lives in Los Angeles.

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Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian (born January 30, 1953) is an Armenian-American screenwriter, film director, film editor, producer, and founder of Film Rites, a film production company. He won an Academy Award for his screenplay for Schindler's List and he has been nominated two times for Awakenings and Gangs of New York. The Times called him "the most artful and subtle screenwriter Hollywood has had since Robert Towne."

Zaillian was born in Fresno, California, the son of Jim Zaillian, a radio news reporter. He attended Sonoma State University, graduated from San Francisco State University and lives in Los Angeles.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Steven Zaillian, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1953-01-30

Place of Birth Fresno, California

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

Dark Web Screenplay
2019 The Irishman Screenplay
2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings Screenplay
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Writer
2011 Moneyball Screenplay
2007 American Gangster Screenplay
2006 All the King's Men Writer
2005 The Interpreter Author
2002 Gangs of New York Screenplay
2001 Hannibal Screenplay
1998 A Civil Action Screenplay
1996 Mission: Impossible Screenplay
1994 Clear and Present Danger Screenplay
1993 Schindler's List Screenplay
1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer Screenplay
1993 Jack the Bear Screenplay
1990 Awakenings Screenplay
1985 The Falcon and the Snowman Screenplay

Production

Those Who Wish Me Dead Producer
2018 My Dinner with Hervé Executive Producer
2018 Red Sparrow Producer
2017 The Current War Executive Producer
2016 The Night Of (8 episodes)Executive Producer
2012 The Cold Light of Day Executive Producer
2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Executive Producer
2007 American Gangster Executive Producer
2006 All the King's Men Producer
1998 A Civil Action Producer

Directing

2016 The Night Of (1 episode)Director
2006 All the King's Men Director
1998 A Civil Action Director
1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer Director

Crew

2016 The Night Of (8 episodes)Creator
2009 The Cove Thanks
2008 Anvil! The Story of Anvil Thanks

Editing

1980 Below the Belt Editor
1978 Starhops Editor
1977 Kingdom of the Spiders Editor

Creator

2016 The Night Of Creator

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