Dan Gilroy is a screenplay writer and also a director in the American film industry. He was born on 24 June 1959 as Daniel Christopher Gilroy in Santa Monica situated in California, the U.S. His father’s name is Frank D. Gilroy who was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize. He died on 12 September 2015. His mother’s name is Ruth Dorothy Gaydos who is a writer and a sculptor as well.
He has two brothers named Tony Gilroy and John Gilroy. He completed his schooling from the Washingtonville High School. He pursued his graduation from Dartmouth College in the field of English Literature. This was the same college from which his father also completed his graduation. He got married to an actress named
The couple has a daughter named Rose who is into the field of modeling. He started his career as a screenwriter with a 1992 film named “Freejack” which is science fiction. He worked as a co-writer with Ronald Shusett and Steven Pressfield. It gave him the chance to work with the director Geoff Murphy. Its story was based on a novel named “Immortality Inc.”
which was written by Robert Sheckley. It was the film where he met Rene Russo who he married later. After that, he worked as a writer in many films including Chasers of 1994, The Fall of 2006, and Two for the Money of 2005. He received positive reviews for his work, and his career graph increased rapidly. He earned large success and fame. Later, he worked with the writer Jeremy Leven and wrote for the movie titled “
,” which was directed by Shawn Levy.
He made a debut as a filmmaker with “
” which was a thriller film. The stars of this picture were
, Riz Ahmed, and his wife, Rene Russo. It released into the theatres of US on 31 October 2014. He was also its writer, and he was honored with the 30th Independent Spirit Awards in the category of Best Screenplay for his work. He was also nominated for the 87th Academy Awards in the category of Best Original Screenplay.
His other works include movies such as
The Bourne Legacy
, Kong: Skull Island, Roman J. Israel, Esq., Velvet Buzzsaw, and many more. He is a very talented figure in the Hollywood film industry. He has become a successful person with his great work and efforts.