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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 two children. See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 13 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Horror Story
(2011-2017)
Glee
Glee Writer
(2009-2015)
Nip/Tuck
Nip/Tuck Writer
(2003-2010)
Eat Pray Love
Eat Pray Love Writer
(2010)

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 2018 One Hit Wonders (TV Movie) (announced)
  American Horror Story (TV Series) (created by - 75 episodes, 2011 - 2017) (written by - 13 episodes, 2011 - 2016)
- Episode #7.1 (2017) ... (created by)
- Chapter 10 (2016) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Chapter 9 (2016) ... (created by)
- Chapter 8 (2016) ... (created by)
- Chapter 7 (2016) ... (created by)
 2017 Feud: Bette and Joan (TV Series) (developed by - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (developed by)
  Scream Queens (TV Series) (created by - 23 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (written by - 8 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Drain the Swamp (2016) ... (created by)
- Lovin the D (2016) ... (created by)
- Rapunzel, Rapunzel (2016) ... (created by)
- The Hand (2016) ... (created by)
- Blood Drive (2016) ... (created by)
  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) ... (created by) / (written by)
- We Built This Glee Club (2015) ... (created by)
- 2009 (2015) ... (created by) / (written by)
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... (created by)
- Child Star (2015) ... (created by)
 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) ... (created by)
- The Big Day (2013) ... (created by) / (written by)
- About a Boy Scout (2013) ... (created by)
- Blood, Sweat and Fears (2013) ... (created by)
- Rocky Bye Baby (2013) ... (created by)
  Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (created by - 100 episodes, 2003 - 2010) (written by - 24 episodes, 2003 - 2010)
- Hiro Yoshimura (2010) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Walter and Edith Krieger (2010) ... (created by)
- Christian Troy II (2010) ... (created by)
- Dr. Griffin (2010) ... (created by)
- Virginia Hayes (2010) ... (created by)
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 2008 Pretty/Handsome (TV Movie) (written by)
 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) ... (created by) / (written by)
- Don't Tug on Superman's Cape... (2001) ... (created by)
- I Know What You Did Last Spring Break (2001) ... (created by) / (story) / (teleplay)
- The Brain Game (2001) ... (created by)
- Coup (2001) ... (created by)
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2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on what it takes to be a provocateur] I never think I'm creating anything controversial, and I'm always surprised when it is. I'll admit, when I first started and was doing "Nip/Tuck," I was really trying to sort of make a statement about hedonism and narcissism and sexuality, and I spent half my day fighting battles on that show. I had huge standards problems, and I'd have big fights with [FX's... 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 »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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