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John Logan was a playwright in Chicago for ten years before writing, on spec, his first screenplay, "Any Given Sunday." He won the 2010 Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle awards for his play RED, which premiered at the Donmar Warehouse in London and the Golden Theatre on Broadway. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Last Samurai
(2003)
Gladiator
Gladiator Writer
(2000)
Spectre
Spectre Writer
(2015)
Rango
Rango Writer
(2011)

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  Bond 25 (rumored - rumored) (announced)
  Just Kids (screenplay) (announced)
  The Passage (TV Movie) (earlier script) (pre-production)
 2017 Alien: Covenant (screenplay by)
  Penny Dreadful (TV Series) (written by - 24 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (created by - 19 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (creator - 8 episodes, 2014)
- Perpetual Night (2016) ... (creator)
- The Blessed Dark (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Ebb Tide (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- No Beast So Fierce (2016) ... (creator)
- This World Is Our Hell (2016) ... (creator)
 2016 Genius (screenplay by)
 2015/I Spectre (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2012 Skyfall (written by)
 2011 The Miraculous Year (TV Movie) (screenplay)
 2011 Hugo (screenplay)
 2011 Rango (Video Game)
 2011 Coriolanus (screenplay)
 2011 Rango (story) / (written by)
 2004 The Aviator (written by)
 2003 The Last Samurai (screenplay) / (story)
 2003 Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas (screenplay)
 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis (screenplay) / (story)
 2002 The Time Machine (screenplay)
 2000 Gladiator (screenplay)
 1999 Any Given Sunday (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1999 RKO 281 (TV Movie) (written by)
 1999 Bats (written by)
 1996 Tornado! (TV Movie) (written by)
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Other Works:

His play, "Never the Sinner", was performed at the Playhouse Theatre in London, England with Joss Ackland, Julian Glover and Ben Daniels in the cast. See more »

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2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

Ireland has been a truly inspirational place to film Penny Dreadful (2014). Not only does it have deeply talented crews, but the city's unspoiled architecture perfectly captures London at the turn of the last century. Also, the ghosts of Bram Stoker and Oscar Wilde walk these streets, which is pretty inspirational for us too.

Trivia:

Says his favorite original series episode is Star Trek: Balance of Terror (1966), which introduced the Romulans to the audience, and has, thus, made the tenth "Star Trek" movie, Star Trek: Nemesis (2002), about the Romulans. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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