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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 A Knight's Tale (2001), Man on Fire (2004) and 42 (2013). See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 30 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

A Knight's Tale
(2001)
Man on Fire
Man on Fire Writer
(2004)
42
42 Writer
(2013)
L.A. Confidential
(1997)

Filmography

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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 123 (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 the 13th: The Series (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Mightier Than the Sword (1990) ... (writer)
- Crippled Inside (1989) ... (writer)
 1988 976-EVIL (writer)
 1988 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (screenplay) / (story)
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Show Show Self (27 credits)

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Provided a DVD commentary for The Omen (1976).

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Trivia:

In 1990 he wrote a script called The Ticking Man with Manny Coto which was sold the same year to Largo Entertainment for $1.2m. The plot was about a machine made to look human with a nuclear warhead in its chest. When the script was being auctioned, it was sent to the studios with a ticking alarm clock attached. The film has never been produced. See more »

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