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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 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 45 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Horror Story
(2011-2016)
Glee
Glee Writer
(2009-2015)
Nip/Tuck
Nip/Tuck Writer
(2003-2010)
Scream Queens
Scream Queens Writer
(2015-2016)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (19 credits)
 2017 Feud (TV Series) (pre-production)
 2017 One Hit Wonders (TV Movie) (announced)
  Scream Queens (TV Series) (created by - 26 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (written by - 8 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Episode #2.13 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.12 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.11 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.10 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.9 (2016) ... (creator)
  American Horror Story (TV Series) (created by - 73 episodes, 2011 - 2016) (written by - 12 episodes, 2011 - 2016)
- Chapter 10 (2016) ... (creator)
- Chapter 9 (2016) ... (creator)
- Chapter 8 (2016) ... (creator)
- Chapter 7 (2016) ... (creator)
- Chapter 6 (2016) ... (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)
 2014 Open (TV Movie)
 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 2013 Mentiras Perfectas (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Castigos Perfectos (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 (Short) (writer)
Show Show Producer (18 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Director (16 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (33 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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As a showrunner, you can never be a maybe. When I do movies, there is a lot of "maybe" and "let's investigate that." But for TV, it has to be yes or no. I'm very black and white about what I like or don't like, and I've always been that way. I've always been sort of "I love it" or "I hate it," and I think as a result I've always been a polarizing person. You either love me or you hate me. There's... See more »

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His favorite movies of all time are Network (1976), I Married a Witch (1942), Female Trouble (1974), and Pink Flamingos (1972). See more »

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