Birthday: 26-02-1975
Age: 44
Star sign: Pisces

Drew Goddard is a well-known American film and TV writer, director, and producer. His full name is Andrew Brion Hogan Goddard. He was born in Houston, Texas in the United States to Dr. Laurence Woodbury Goddard and Colleen Mary, a teacher. He was raised at Los Alamos, New Mexico. He studied at Los Alamos High School and graduated in the year 1993. After that, Drew attended the University of Colorado. After his graduation, Drew worked as a production assistant in Los Angeles. Drew wrote his first unsolicited script for the Television drama series of 2011. The script got landed up with the two executive producers of another TV shows- Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its sister series Angel. Joss Whedon, creator of the show, decided to hire Drew Goddard as the staff writer for the final season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Goddard wrote five episodes for the concluding season and his writings were highly appreciated.

He won an award for Best Dramatic Presentation for the “Conversations with Dead People” chapter. This episode also won the Best Episode in SyFy Portal Genre Award. After the conclusion of the show, Goddard went over to work with Angel TV series team as an executive story editor for the season five. He has also penned down the introduction for the Seven Season of Buffy book. After that, he worked in the Alias television series of J.J.Abrams. He was the co-producer for one season and wrote several episodes including the finale of the series. Alias was about an international female spy. Abrams was impressed with Drew’s work and took him on board as a writer and supervising producer for the third season of his popular television series Lost. During the mid of the third season of the Television series, Drew was promoted to the post of an Executive Producer. This season of ‘Lost’ was also very popular. For the third season,

Drew along with the rest of his writing team won Writers Guild of America Award in 2006 for Best Dramatic Series and was nominated again for the next three years in a row. Goddard made his Hollywood debut and wrote his first feature film Cloverfield in 2008. Cloverfield was again produced by J.J.Abrams and directed by Matt Reeves. Cloverfield was a thriller / monster horror film. It won Best Science Fiction Film Saturn Award from the Academy of Science, Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films. It was named as the fifth best film of 2008 by Empire. He shifted from writer’s chair to director’s chair with The Cabin in the Woods in 2012. He also co-wrote the screenplay of a movie with Joss Whedon. The Cabin in the Woods was a film of the horror genre. The movie won many awards including British Fantasy Award, Fangoria ChainsawAward (in 4 categories), Golden Trailer Award, Kansas City Film Critics Circle, and Saturn Award. It was also featured on 2012 list of Metacritic’s best films. In 2013, Drew wrote the script for the picture World War Z with screenwriter Matthew Michael Carnahan, and American writer Damon Lindelof. The film was directed by Marc Forster and starred William Brad Pitt, Marie Mireille Enos, James Badgett Dale, and Matthew Chandler Fox. Goddard also wrote the screenplay of the movie adaption of the Andy Weir’s novel The Martian. He was also interested in directing the film but dropped it because of the conflicts in scheduling. The film was then directed by Ridley Scott and released in 2015. For the screenplay of The Martian, Goddard received an Academy Award. He was also associated with the TV series Marvel’s Daredevils for some time in 2015.

Douglas McGrath English Actor

Douglas McGrath

Douglas Geoffrey McGrath is an American director, actor, and screenwriter. He was born on 2nd February in the year 1958. His birthplace was the New York City in New York, US. Presently, he is 58 years old. His parents were R. Searle McGrath and Beatrice.  He is an oil producer in Midland, Texas. He is a student at The Choate School, Princeton University, and Trinity School in Midland. In the Princeton University, he was a part of the Triangle Club.  After completion of his graduation, he became the member of Board of Directors.  Coming to his career, McGrath started writing initially. He wrote 12 episodes of the show, Saturday Night Live. In 1993, he wrote for Garson Kanin’s photoplay entitled as Born Yesterday. In 1994, McGrath and Woody Allen wrote Bullets over Broadway. In 1996, McGrath wrote the story of Emma. Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Alan Cumming, Jeremy Northam, and Toni Collate are the stars. It had 84% marks on review collector along with the positive responses from the critics. In 2000, he wrote a comedy picture, Company Man. Peter Askin directed it. Douglas played the role of Alan Quimp. It collected 14% on Rotten Tomatoes.  In 2002, McGrath’s worked in Nicholas Nickel.  It depicted the story of The Life and Adventure of Nicholas Nickel.  Charles Dickens wrote it. On Rotten Tomatoes, it garnered 77% score. Then, in 2006, McGrath wrote an American movie titled Infamous.  It released on 31st August in 2006. In 2012, he wrote Checkers.  It was based on Richard Nixon. He wrote a book based on the music, career, and life of Carole King. The name of the book was Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. It started in 2014 on Broadway. It premiered on 8th October in 2013 at Curran Theatre in San Francisco.  McGrath worked as an actor from 1994 to 2002. In 1994, he acted as Snodgrass in Quiz Show. Then, he appeared as Chap in The Day Trippers.  In 1999, he came as a private investigator in The Insider. In 2000, he was seen in the characters of Alan Quimp and Frenchy’s Lawyer in Company Man and Small Time Crooks respectively. In 2002, he starred in Hollywood Ending. McGrath directed many films like Emma, Company Man, His Way, Infamous, and I Don’t Know How She Does It. Coming to McGrath’s personal life, he got married to Jane Read Martin on 3rd June in 1995. She is an actor and famous for her acts in Hannah and Her Sisters of 1986, Radio Days of 1987, and The Purple Rose of Cairo of 1985.  Both of them had one son. His name is Henry. 

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Ehren Kruger

Ehren Kruger is a noted American screenwriter and film producer. He was born on 5th October 1972 in Alexandria, Virginia. He used to write screenplays when he was at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Annandale, VA. He attended college at New York University. After that, he shifted to Los Angeles to learn about the business world. He used to work as an assistant for an agent, a producer and a television network executive. In his free time, he continued reading different scripts and writing some of his own. One of his friends recommended his script (a monster movie script involving dragons) to an agent who sent it to the producers but they declined the script. He then won a Nicholl Fellowship in 1996 from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for his script, Arlington Road. He then quit his day job as an assistant to a development executive of Fox Network and continued writing scripts for full time. After about a year, he was finally given three assignments- a remake of Hitchcock’s 39 steps, an adaptation of a sci-fi story, a political drama , but none of them made it to production. His next scripts, Reindeer Games and Scream 3, were finally sold to Dimension Films led by Bob Weinstein in 2000. He used to work under him since then. In 2002, he wrote the screenplay for the horror movie, The Ring, which was a huge success. He was then asked to write the screenplay for the sequel of The Ring, The Ring Two. After that, he wrote the script for The Skeleton Key which was produced in 2005. He also wrote and produced The Brothers Grimm in the same year under the direction of Terry Gilliam. In October 2007, he was hired to work on the screenplay of Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen which inspired director Michael Bay. Ehren Kruger wrote the next sequels to Transformers series, Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) and Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014).

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