June 24, 1959 |
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Rene Russo (1992-present)|
|Children||Rose (b. 1993)|
|Parent(s)||Frank D. Gilroy
Ruth Dorothy Gaydos
|Relatives||Brother of Tony Gilroy
Brother of John Gilroy
Daniel Christopher "Dan" Gilroy (born June 24, 1959) is an American screenwriter and director.
Gilroy was born in Santa Monica, California, 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. Through his father, he is of Italian, Irish and German descent.
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 has been married to actress Rene Russo since 1992; they have a daughter, Rose, born in 1993.
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