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Gary Ross is an American writer, director and actor born November 3rd, 1956 in Los Angeles, California. His father was screenwriter Arthur A. Ross (1920 - 2008). After writing for television series The Hitchhiker (1983) in 1986, Ross broke through by penning the Tom Hanks hit Big (1988), his first screenplay to be made into a feature film. Ross ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 4 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

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The Hunger Games
(2012)
Pleasantville
Pleasantville Writer
(1998)
Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit Writer
(2003)
Free State of Jones
(2016)

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 2018 Ocean's Eight (written by) (post-production)
 2016 Free State of Jones (screenplay by) / (story)
 2012 The Hunger Games (screenplay)
 2008 The Tale of Despereaux (writer)
 2003 Seabiscuit (screenplay)
 1998 Pleasantville (written by)
 1994 Lassie (written by)
 1993 Dave (written by)
 1992 Mr. Baseball (screenplay)
 1988 Big (written by)
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[on minimizing the use of special effects in directing The Hunger Games (2012)] We would be doing exactly what the Capitol is doing if we used 3D. We'd be exploiting what the book condemns: a mediacentric society where entertainment in that culture devolves into spectacle, and that spectacle evolves into political control. See more »

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