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Stephen Gaghan


Stephen Gaghan was born on May 6, 1965 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Syriana (2005), Traffic (2000) and Havoc (2005). He has been married to Minnie Mortimer since May 19, 2007. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 17 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Syriana
Syriana Writer
(2005)
Traffic
Traffic Writer
(2000)
Havoc
Havoc Writer
(2005)
Rules of Engagement
(2000)

Filmography

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  The Division (screenplay) (announced)
 2013 Call of Duty: Ghosts (Video Game) (writer)
 2011 Metro (TV Movie)
 2005 Syriana (written by)
 2005 Havoc (screenplay) / (story)
 2004 The Alamo (written by)
 2002 Abandon (written by)
 2000 Traffic (screenplay)
 2000 Rules of Engagement (screenplay)
 1997 Sleepwalkers (TV Series)
  The Practice (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1997) (written by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Sex, Lies and Monkeys (1997) ... (teleplay)
- First Degree (1997) ... (written by)
 1996 NYPD Blue (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Where's 'Swaldo (1996) ... (written by)
  American Gothic (TV Series) (5 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (writer - 1 episode, 1995) (written by - 1 episode, 1995)
- Inhumanitas (1996)
- Resurrector (1996)
- Dead to the World (1995) ... (writer)
- Damned If You Don't (1995) ... (written by)
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- CAT (1995) ... (written by)
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Other Works:

Was interviewed in an episode of Talking Movies (1999), about Robert Elswit. The other interviewees were the aforementioned and George Clooney. See more »

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3 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »
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Personal Quote:

I remember, when I was writing 'Traffic,' talking to top federal drug-enforcement officials and having them say they read it and found it very good and believable, except the scene where the girl describes her resume. See more »

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Has written two screenplays where Harrison Ford was offered a role: Robert Wakefield in Traffic (2000) (which went to Michael Douglas) and Bob Barnes in Syriana (2005) (which George Clooney won the Oscar). See more »

Star Sign:

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