Dave Hill (screenwriter)

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Dave Hill
Dave Hill

(1984-05-15) May 15, 1984 (age 35)
OccupationTelevision writer

Dave Hill (born May 15, 1984) is an American television writer. He is known for writing four episodes of the HBO series Game of Thrones: in season 5, "Sons of the Harpy"; in season 6, "Home"; in season 7, "Eastwatch"; and in season 8, "Winterfell".

Hill began working as an assistant to Game of Thrones executive producers/writers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss in season 2. In 2014, Hill became a staff writer for the fifth season and was assigned to write an episode.[1] He was credited as story editor on Season 6 and executive story editor on Season 7, and wrote an episode for each. In "Winterfell", he appeared in a cameo as an Ironborn soldier killed by Theon Greyjoy.[2]


Year Title Writer Producer Director Notes
2011–2019 Game of Thrones Yes Wrote episodes: "Sons of the Harpy", "Home", "Eastwatch" and "Winterfell"
Story editor
Nominated—Writers Guild of America Award for Dramatic Series (2015-2016)[3][4]
Pending—Writers Guild of America Award for Dramatic Series (2018)[5]


  1. ^ Hill, Dave (June 12, 2014). "The idea that landed Dave Hill a writing position on Game of Thrones Season 5". winteriscoming.net. Retrieved May 18, 2016.
  2. ^ Game of Thrones Season 8 Episode 1 Game Revealed (HBO) (Television production). HBO. April 15, 2019. Event occurs at 4 minutes 48 seconds. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  3. ^ McNary, Dave (February 13, 2016). "WGA Honors 'Big Short,' 'Spotlight,' 'Mad Men' at 68th Awards". Variety. Archived from the original on May 3, 2016. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  4. ^ O'Connell, Michael (December 5, 2016). "WGA TV Nominations Include 'Westworld,' 'This Is Us' and 'Stranger Things'". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on January 6, 2017. Retrieved April 12, 2017.
  5. ^ Littleton, Cynthia. "Writers Guild Award TV Nominations: 'The Americans,' 'Handmaid's Tale,' 'GLOW' Grab Multiple Mentions". Variety. Retrieved December 7, 2017.

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