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James Ellroy


James Ellroy was born on March 4, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lee Earle Elroy. He is a writer and producer, known for L.A. Confidential (1997), Street Kings (2008) and The Black Dahlia (2006). He was previously married to Helen Knode. See full bio »

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Known For

L.A. Confidential
(1997)
Street Kings
Street Kings Writer
(2008)
The Black Dahlia
(2006)
Dark Blue
Dark Blue Writer
(2002)

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Producer | Actor | Thanks | Self
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  Gemstone (TV Series) (pre-production)
 2011 Rampart (written by)
 2009 Sunfax Territory (Short) (novel)
 2008 Street Kings (screenplay) / (story)
 2006 The Black Dahlia (novel)
 2005 James Ellroy Uncensored (Documentary short)
 2003 L.A. Confidential (TV Movie) (novel)
 2003 L.A. Sheriff's Homicide (TV Movie)
 2002 Dark Blue (story)
 2002 Stay Clean (Short) (novel "Killer on the Road")
 1998 Brown's Requiem (novel "Brown's Requiem")
 1997 L.A. Confidential (novel "L.A. Confidential")
 1993 Fallen Angels (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Since I Don't Have You (1993) ... (story)
 1988 Cop (novel "Blood on the Moon")
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Other Works:

The L.A. Quartet: The Black Dahlia (1987), The Big Nowhere (1988), L.A. Confidential (1990), White Jazz (1992) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 4 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

My novel The Black Dahlia (2006) will be poorly filmed in March of next year by overrated auteur Brian De Palma. Fatuously good-looking Josh Hartnett and Scarlett Johansson will weakly star in this vehicle. The production designer is Dante Ferretti who production designed most of the great Scor-sleazy movies, so it will look very good and it will be shot by the esteemed Vilmos Zsigmond. I predict... See more »

Trivia:

Prior to his success, he used to work as a golf caddy at the Bel Air Country Club. See more »

Nickname:

Dog See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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