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Brian Helgeland


Brian Helgeland was born on January 17, 1961 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Brian Thomas Helgeland. He is a writer and director, known for Robin Hood (2010), L.A. Confidential (1997) and Mystic River (2003). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 29 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015/I Legend (written by)
 2013 42 (written by)
 2010 Robin Hood (screenplay) / (story)
 2010 Green Zone (written by)
 2009 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (screenplay)
 2006 Payback: Straight Up (Video) (screenplay)
 2004 Man on Fire (screenplay)
 2003 The Order (written by)
 2003 Mystic River (screenplay)
 2002 Blood Work (screenplay)
 2001 A Knight's Tale (written by)
 1999/I Payback (screenplay)
 1997 The Postman (screenplay)
 1997 Conspiracy Theory (written by)
 1997 L.A. Confidential (screenplay)
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- A Slight Case of Murder (1996) ... (written by)
 1995 Assassins (screenplay)
 1991 976-Evil II (characters)
 1991 Highway to Hell (written by)
 1989-1990 Friday's Curse (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mightier Than the Sword (1990) ... (writer)
- Crippled Inside (1989) ... (writer)
 1988 976-EVIL (writer)
 1988 Fat Boys: Are You Ready for Freddy (Video short) (screenplay)
 1988 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (screenplay) / (story)
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6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Won both his Oscar and a Razzie award the same weekend in 1998: He took Best Screenplay for L.A. Confidential (1997) and Worst Screenplay for Kevin Costner's The Postman (1997). When asked backstage at The Academy Awards about winning both "honors," Helgeland declared he'd like to display them both side-by-side on his mantle to remind him of the Quixotic nature of Hollywood. He then made good on ... See more »

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