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Brian Helgeland

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director / Writer | * 01/17/1961 (59) | Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Brian Thomas Helgeland (born January 17, 1961) is an American screenwriter, film producer and director. He is most known for writing the screenplays for the films L.A. Confidential and Mystic River. He also wrote and directed the films 42, a biopic of Jackie Robinson; and Legend, about the rise and fall of the infamous London gangsters the Kray twins. His work on L.A. Confidential earned him the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. ()
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Brian Thomas Helgeland is an American screenwriter, film producer and director.

Most frequent genres for this person: Thriller | Action | Drama

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Brian Helgeland

Writers Guild of America Award Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay Edgar Award 2x Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Movies with Brian Helgeland as Actor(1)

Movies with Brian Helgeland as Crew(41)

Writing/Screenplay2020 Button Man
Directing/Director2020 Button Man
Directing/Director2020 Finest Kind
Writing/Writer2020 Finest Kind
Writing/Screenplay2020 Ness
Writing/Screenplay2020 Cleopatra
Writing/Screenplay2020 Spenser Confidential
Writing/Writer2015 Legend
Directing/Director2015 Legend
Directing/Director2013 42
Writing/Screenplay2013 42
Writing/Writer2010 Green Zone
Writing/Screenplay2010 Robin Hood
Writing/Story2010 Robin Hood
Writing/Screenplay2009 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
Directing/Director2006 Payback: Straight Up
Writing/Writer2006 Payback: Straight Up
Writing/Screenplay2006 Payback: Straight Up
Writing/Screenplay2004 Man on Fire
Writing/Author2003 Mystic River
Writing/Screenplay2003 Mystic River
Directing/Director2003 The Order
Writing/Screenplay2003 The Order
Production/Producer2003 The Order
Writing/Screenplay2002 Blood Work
Directing/Director2001 A Knight's Tale
Production/Producer2001 A Knight's Tale
Writing/Writer2001 A Knight's Tale
Directing/Director1999 Payback
Writing/Screenplay1999 Payback
Writing/Writer1997 Conspiracy Theory
Writing/Screenplay1997 The Postman
Writing/Screenplay1997 L.A. Confidential
Production/Co-Producer1997 L.A. Confidential
Writing/Screenplay1995 Assassins
Writing/Characters1992 976-Evil II
Writing/Writer1991 Highway to Hell
Writing/Writer1988 976-EVIL

TV Shows/Series with Brian Helgeland as Crew(1)

Directing/Director1989 Tales from the Crypt

Born: Tuesday, 01/17 1961 (January) in Providence (current age: 59 years + 258 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Ox)
Educated at: Loyola Marymount University, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Brian Helgeland frequently works together with these people:
Richard Donner (7x, Crew)
Clint Eastwood (6x, Actor)
Kevin Stitt (6x, Crew)
Peter McNulty (5x, Crew)
Tony Scott (4x, Crew)
Paul Greengrass (4x, Crew)
Allan Graf (4x, Actor)
Caroline Harris (4x, Crew)
Jon Johnson (4x, Crew)
John Kassir (3x, Actor)
Gilbert Adler (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:7123, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/13/2020