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Dustin Lance Black

Dustin Lance Black was born on June 10, 1974 in Sacramento, California, USA. He is known for his work on Milk (2008), J. Edgar (2011) and Pedro (2008). See full bio »

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Known For

Milk Writer
J. Edgar
J. Edgar Writer
Pedro Writer


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 2017 When We Rise (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.6 (2017)
- Episode #1.5 (2017)
- Episode #1.4 (2017)
- Episode #1.3 (2017)
- Episode #1.7 (2017)
 2015 El SMS (Short)
 2012 8 (Video)
 2011 J. Edgar (written by)
 2010 Virginia (written by)
  Big Love (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (story - 1 episode, 2009) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2009)
- Empire (2009) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Oh, Pioneers (2007) ... (written by)
- Kingdom Come (2007) ... (written by)
- Reunion (2007) ... (written by)
- The Baptism (2006) ... (written by)
 2008/I Milk (written by)
 2008 Pedro (screenplay) / (story)
 2000 Something Close to Heaven (Short)
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Other Works:

He acted in his play, "8," in an American Contemporary Theatre production in San Francisco, California with Luke MacFarlane, Holland Taylor, Patricia Wettig, Neil Giuliano, Cleve Jones, Jonathan Moscone, and John A. Perez in the cast. See more »

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Alternate Names:

L. Black | Lance Black

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Personal Quote:

[on J. Edgar (2011)] I try not to consider casting when I'm writing - especially a biopic like this, when I don't have the opportunity to meet the real guy. It's enough work to try and figure out who he was and get a handle on how he might've been, how he might've talked, the things he might have been thinking, his behavior - you know, all that's tough enough.


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