Jason Hall (screenwriter)

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Jason Hall
Born
Jason Dean Hall

(1972-04-28) April 28, 1972 (age 46)
Alma materUniversity of Southern California
OccupationScreenwriter, film director, former actor

Jason Dean Hall (born April 28, 1972) is an American screenwriter, film director, and former actor. He played the recurring character of Devon MacLeish in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He had a guest starring role on Without a Trace as Jesse in season two.

As a screenwriter, Hall co-wrote Paranoia (with Barry Levy) and wrote the screenplay for American Sniper,[1] for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Early life[edit]

Hall attended Phillips Exeter Academy. He studied business, English, and cinema at the University of Southern California.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Director[edit]

Year Title Notes
2017 Thank You for Your Service Also writer
The Virginian[3] Also writer

Writer[edit]

Year Title Notes
2009 Spread
2013 Paranoia
2014 American Sniper Nominated – Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
Nominated – Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay
2017 Thank You for Your Service Also director
The Virginian[4] Also director

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fleming, Jr., Mike (June 4, 2013). "How Jason Hall Went From Struggling Actor To Hot Screenwriter With 'American Sniper' And Two More Big Deals Coming". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved December 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "Jason Dean Hall". Variety. June 21, 2007. Retrieved December 29, 2014.
  3. ^ Fleming Jr., Mike. "'American Sniper' Scribe Jason Hall To Direct George Washington Pic 'The Virginian'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 17 August 2017.
  4. ^ Fleming Jr., Mike. "'American Sniper' Scribe Jason Hall To Direct George Washington Pic 'The Virginian'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 17 August 2017.

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