June 24, 1959 |
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Rene Russo (1992-present)|
|Children||Rose (b. 1993)|
|Parents||Frank D. Gilroy
Ruth Dorothy Gaydos
|Relatives||brother of Tony Gilroy
brother of John Gilroy
Dan Gilroy (born June 24, 1959) is an American screenwriter and director.
Dan Gilroy is the son of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Frank D. Gilroy, and sculptor and writer Ruth Dorothy (Gaydos). His brother Tony Gilroy is a screenwriter and director; and his fraternal twin brother, John Gilroy, is a film editor.
Gilroy wrote the script for 2005 gambling drama Two for the Money, starring Al Pacino and Gilroy's wife Rene Russo. His earliest credit is as co-writer of science fiction thriller Freejack (1992), followed by co-writing Dennis Hopper-directed comedy Chasers. He was also one of the (many) writers to contribute to the unmade Superman film Superman Lives.
He made his directorial debut with the 2014 crime thriller Nightcrawler, for which he also wrote the screenplay.
He has been married to actress Rene Russo since 1992; they have a daughter, Rose, born in 1993.
|1992||Freejack||Co-Writer||with Steven Pressfield & Ronald Shusett|
|1994||Chasers||Co-Writer||with Joe Batteer & John Rice|
|2005||Two for the Money||Writer|
|2006||The Fall||Co-Writer||with Tarsem Singh & Nico Soultanakis|
|2011||Real Steel||Story Co-Writer||with Jeremy Leven|
|2012||The Bourne Legacy||Co-Writer||with Tony Gilroy|
|2014||Nightcrawler||Director/Writer||Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best Original Screenplay
Austin Film Critics Association Award for Best First Film
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best New Filmmaker
Nevada Film Critics Society Award for Best Director
Nevada Film Critics Society Award for Best Screenplay
New York Film Critics Online Award for Best Debut Director
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Breakthrough Performance Behind the Camera
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Director
San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Screenplay
Pending - Critics' Choice Movie Award for Best Original Screenplay
Pending - Houston Film Critics Society Award for Best Original Screenplay
Pending - Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay
Pending - London Film Critics Circle Award for Screenwriter of the Year
Pending - Satellite Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated - Chicago Film Critics Award for Most Promising Filmmaker
Nominated - Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Director
Nominated - St. Louis Gateway Film Critics Association Award for Best Original Screenplay for Best Original Screenplay
Runner-up - Toronto Film Critics Association Award for Best First Feature
Runner-up - Utah Film Critics Association Award for Best Original Screenplay
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