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David S. Goyer

David S. Goyer was born on December 22, 1965 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA as David Samuel Goyer. He is a writer and producer, known for Batman Begins (2005), Man of Steel (2013) and The Dark Knight (2008). He is married to Marina Black. They have two children. See full bio »

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 2013 Man of Steel (screenplay) / (story)
 2012 The Dark Knight Rises (story)
 2011 Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance (screenplay) / (story)
 2009 The Unborn (written by)
 2008 The Dark Knight (story)
 2008 Jumper (screenplay)
 2005 Batman Begins (screenplay) / (story)
 2004 Blade: Trinity (written by)
 2002 Blade II (written by)
 2002 Zig Zag (screenplay - as David Goyer)
 1998 Blade (written by)
 1998 Dark City (screenplay)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (written by)
 1994 The Puppet Masters (screenplay)
 1991 Kickboxer 2: The Road Back (written by)
 1990 Death Warrant (written by)
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He is also a popular writer of comic books, including JSA (Justice Society of America) which he writes with Geoff Johns.

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Alternate Names:

David Goyer | Cynthia Verlaine


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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[on Batman Begins (2005)] "Chris was a real taskmaster about justifying everything in the real world, He kept saying, 'It's gotta be grounded. It's gotta be real'." See more »


Had originally planned on becoming a homicide detective, but was inspired to take up screen writing, after hearing a lecture by Lawrence Kasdan. See more »

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