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Ryan Murphy was born on November 30, 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for American Horror Story (2011), Glee (2009) and Nip/Tuck (2003). He has been married to David Miller since July 4, 2012. They have one child. See full bio »

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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 American Crime Story (TV Series) (10 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.10 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.9 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.8 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.7 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... (creator)
  American Horror Story (TV Series) (1 episode, 2015) (created by - 63 episodes, 2011 - 2016) (written by - 9 episodes, 2011 - 2014)
- Episode #5.13 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.12 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.11 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.10 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.8 (2015) ... (creator)
  Glee (TV Series) (created by - 121 episodes, 2009 - 2015) (written by - 30 episodes, 2009 - 2015) (story - 1 episode, 2010) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2010)
- Dreams Come True (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- We Built This Glee Club (2015) ... (creator)
- 2009 (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... (creator)
- Child Star (2015) ... (creator)
 2015 Scream Queens (TV Series) (15 episodes)
- Episode #1.14 (2015) ... (creator)
- Hell Week (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.13 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.12 (2015) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.11 (2015) ... (creator)
 2014 Open (TV Movie)
 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 2013 Mentiras Perfectas (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (story)
  The New Normal (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (written by - 5 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- Finding Name-O (2013) ... (creator)
- The Big Day (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- About a Boy Scout (2013) ... (creator)
- Blood, Sweat and Fears (2013) ... (creator)
- Rocky Bye Baby (2013) ... (creator)
 2011 Day in the Life of Brittany (Video short) (character - uncredited)
 2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Documentary) (characters - uncredited)
 2010 Eat Pray Love (screenplay)
  Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (created by - 100 episodes, 2003 - 2010) (written by - 24 episodes, 2003 - 2010)
- Hiro Yoshimura (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Walter and Edith Krieger (2010) ... (creator)
- Christian Troy II (2010) ... (creator)
- Dr. Griffin (2010) ... (creator)
- Virginia Hayes (2010) ... (creator)
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 2008 Pretty/Handsome (TV Movie) (written by)
 2006 Running with Scissors (screenplay)
 2002 St. Sass (TV Movie)
  Popular (TV Series) (created by - 43 episodes, 1999 - 2001) (written by - 15 episodes, 1999 - 2001) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (story - 1 episode, 2001)
- Promblems (2001) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Don't Tug on Superman's Cape... (2001) ... (creator)
- I Know What You Did Last Spring Break (2001) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- The Brain Game (2001) ... (creator)
- Coup (2001) ... (creator)
 1999 The Furies (writer)
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Personal Quote:

I think it's only natural to be influenced by the filmmakers and things that you gravitate to when you were younger. I think my first seminal television moment was my grandmother forcing me, sobbing and screaming, to watch 'Dark Shadows'. She would make me sit through it to toughen me, I think. And when I was bad I had to watch 'The Waltons'. See more »

Trivia:

He's famous for getting in touch directly with the actors he admires and wants to cast, proposing characters and assuring he would tailor them if needed. See more »

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Sagittarius

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