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Chris Terrio

Screenwriter / Film Producer / Film Director / Writer | * 12/31/1976 (43) | New York City, New York, USA
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Chris Terrio (born December 31, 1976) is an American screenwriter and film director. He is best known for writing the screenplay for the 2012 film Argo, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Terrio also won the Writers Guild Award for Best Adapted Screenplay of 2012 and was nominated for Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay, a BAFTA, and the 2013 Los Angeles Film Critics Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. Terrio wrote the screenplay for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the follow-up to Zack Snyder's Man of Steel, based on an earlier draft by David S. Goyer, and co-wrote the film's 2017 follow-up, Justice League, for Warner Bros. He completed another screenplay, A Foreigner, based on an article by the journalist David Grann. Terrio also co-wrote the script for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker with director J.J. Abrams. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Adventure | Science Fiction

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Awards & Nominations for Chris Terrio

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

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Movies with Chris Terrio as Actor(2)

as himself2020 The Skywalker Legacy
as Colonel Aftab Ackbar (voice)2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Movies with Chris Terrio as Crew(12)

Writing/Screenplay2021 Justice League Part Two
Writing/Screenplay2021 Zack Snyder's Justice League
Writing/Screenplay2019 Richard II
Writing/Screenplay2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
Production/Executive Producer2017 Justice League
Writing/Writer2017 Justice League
Writing/Story2017 Justice League
Writing/Screenplay2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
Writing/Screenplay2012 Argo
Directing/Director2005 Heights

Full Name: Chris Terrio
Born: Friday, 12/31 1976 (December) in Staten Island (current age: 43 years + 224 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Educated at: University of Cambridge, Harvard University, University of Southern California, USC School of Cinematic Arts
Chris Terrio frequently works together with these people:
J.J. Abrams (9x, Crew)
Ben Affleck (8x, Actor)
Zack Snyder (8x, Crew)
Gal Gadot (5x, Actress)
Amy Adams (4x, Actress)
Henry Cavill (4x, Actor)
Diane Lane (4x, Actress)
Jeremy Irons (4x, Actor)
John Williams (4x, Crew)
Ray Fisher (4x, Actor)
Stefan Grube (4x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:3655, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/16/2020