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

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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  American Horror Story (TV Series) (9 episodes, 2014) (created by - 42 episodes, 2011 - 2015) (written by - 7 episodes, 2011 - 2013)
- Episode #4.13 (2015) ... (created by)
- Episode #4.12 (2015) ... (created by)
- Episode #4.11 (2015) ... (created by)
- Episode #4.3 (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.2 (2014) ... (creator)
  Glee (TV Series) (created by - 111 episodes, 2009 - 2015) (written by - 26 episodes, 2009 - 2014) (story - 1 episode, 2010) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode #6.1 (2015) ... (created by)
- The Untitled Rachel Berry Project (2014) ... (created by)
- Old Dog, New Tricks (2014) ... (created by)
- The Back-Up Plan (2014) ... (created by)
- Opening Night (2014) ... (created by)
 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) ... (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)
 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) ... (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)
 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) ... (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)
 1999 The Furies (writer)
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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:

While a guest on her radio program "Fresh Air with Terry Gross," Murphy told interviewer Terry Gross that he got his start in Hollywood while still a journalist when he sold a script called "Why Can't I Be Audrey Hepburn?" to Steven Spielberg during the 1990s. Murphy said that Spielberg was interested in the script in part because he had directed Hepburn in her last film, Always (1989). As of the... See more »

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