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Bret Easton Ellis


Bret Easton Ellis was born on March 7, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a writer and director, known for American Psycho (2000), The Informers (2008) and The Rules of Attraction (2002). See full bio »

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Known For

American Psycho
(2000)
The Informers
The Informers Writer
(2008)
Less Than Zero
(1987)

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Director | Producer | Actor | Thanks | Self
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 2016 Figaro (Short)
 2015 The Curse of Downers Grove (screenplay) / (writer)
 2015/II Orpheus (Short)
 2014 Placebo: Loud Like Love (Short) (writer)
 2014 Dum Dum Girls: Are You Okay (Video short) (story)
 2013 The Canyons (written by)
 2010 Inspired by Bret Easton Ellis (Short) (characters)
 2008 The Informers (novel) / (screenplay)
 2004 Glitterati (characters)
 2002 The Rules of Attraction (novel "The Rules of Attraction")
 2001 As Regras da Atracção (Video) (play)
 2000 American Psycho (novel)
 1987 Less Than Zero (novel)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Glamorama".

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bret Ellis

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on his screenplay for American Psycho (2000)] [I wrote the script] in the early 90s with a young actor attached named Brad Pitt. David [director David Cronenberg] was lovely - is lovely, I still like David - but he had strange demands. He hated shooting restaurant scenes, and he hated shooting nightclub scenes. And he didn't want to shoot the violence. I ignored everything he said. So of course ... See more »

Trivia:

Simon and Schuster gave him a $300,000 advance for American Psycho then refused to publish it after women's groups and women within the company protested. Luckily, the book was picked up by Vintage. See more »

Trademark:

Long descriptive paragraphs in which characters discuss meaningless or unimportant events and objects See more »

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