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Dan Gilroy was born in Santa Monica, California, the son of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Frank D. Gilroy, and sculptor and writer Ruth Dorothy. His brother Tony Gilroy is a screenwriter and director; and his fraternal twin brother, John Gilroy, is a film editor. Through his father, he is of Italian, Irish and German descent. Gilroy wrote the ... See full bio »
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 2017 Kong: Skull Island (screenplay) (filming)
  Stan Lee's Annihilator (screenplay) (announced)
 2014 Nightcrawler (written by)
 2012 The Bourne Legacy (screenplay)
 2011 Real Steel (story)
 2007 City of Light (TV Series)
 2006 The Fall (screenplay)
 2005 Two for the Money (written by)
 1994 Chasers (screenplay)
 1992 Freejack (screenplay)
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 2014 Nightcrawler
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 2005 Two for the Money (executive producer)
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 1997 Buddy (special thanks)
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 2015 The Death of "Superman Lives": What Happened? (Documentary)
 2015 The Oscars (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee: Best Original Screenplay
 2014 Last Call with Carson Daly (TV Series)
- Dan Gilroy/Grant Cotter/Broods (2014) ... Himself
 2006 Insider Interview: The Real Brandon (Video documentary short)
 2006 The Making of 'Two for the Money' (Video documentary short)

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Wrote an almost-used draft for "Superman Lives", to be directed by Tim Burton and to star Nicolas Cage in the title role. His version worked under the concept that "Lex Luthor" had been taken over by an alien intelligence and successfully killed "Superman". See more »

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