August 23, 1970
Paradise, Nevada, United States
|Occupation||Actor, Producer, Writer|
|Relatives||Sean Gunn (brother)
Matt Gunn (brother)
James Gunn (brother)
Mark Gunn (cousin)
Brian Gunn (born August 23, 1970) is an American actor, producer, and writer from St. Louis, Missouri.
Early life and background
Gunn has four brothers — filmmaker James, actor Sean, actor and political writer Matt, producer and former Executive Vice President of Artisan Entertainment Patrick — and a sister, Beth. Their parents are Leota and James F. Gunn, who is a retired partner and corporate attorney with the law firm Thompson Coburn in St. Louis. Gunn and his brothers all attended Saint Louis University High School, where he graduated in 1988. Gunn's surname is derived from the Irish name MacGilGunn, meaning "sons to the servants of the god of the dead".
|2000||2gether||Soundtrack/Executive Producer/Writer||TV Movie|
|2003||The Man Who Invented the Moon||Co-Executive Producer||Short|
|2004||Bring It On Again||Screenwriter|
|2012||Journey 2: The Mysterious Island||Screenwriter|
|Journey 3: From the Earth to the Moon|
|2000||2gether: The Series||Executive Producer/Writer/Creator|
|2005||Daisy Does America||Creative Consultant|
|2008||Humanzee!||Consulting Producer||Episode: "Pilot"|
|2009||The Jace Hall Show||Himself||Episode: "James Gunn & Brutal Legend"|
- Gunn, James (July 5, 2015). "My brother Brian's dream about..." Twitter. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
- "Notable Alumni: SLUH". St. Louis University High School. Archived from the original on September 19, 2015. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
James Gunn '84, filmmaker and screenwriter; Brian Gunn '88, screenwriter; Matt Gunn '90, writer for HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher; Sean Gunn '92, actor.
- Patrick Gunn profile, qualiacapital.com; accessed December 4, 2014.
- Gunn, James (December 21, 2014). "My sister Beth gave me..." Twitter. Retrieved November 7, 2015.
- Lovece, Frank (May 4, 2017). "James Gunn says 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' a family affair". Newsday. New York City / Long Island. Archived from the original on May 5, 2017. Retrieved May 5, 2017. Additional on May 5, 2017.
- Williams, Joe (July 31, 2014). "St. Louis director James Gunn goes galactic". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Archived from the original on August 20, 2014. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
- Interview with James Gunn (April 4, 2012). The 404 Podcast episode 1047