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David Benioff


David Benioff was born on September 25, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA as David Friedman. He is a writer and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), 25th Hour (2002) and Troy (2004). He has been married to Amanda Peet since September 30, 2006. They have three children. See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Game of Thrones
(2011-2018)
25th Hour
25th Hour Writer
(2002)
Troy
Troy Writer
(2004)

Filmography

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  Confederate (TV Series) (creator) (announced)
  Game of Thrones (TV Series) (created by - 71 episodes, 2011 - 2018) (written for television by - 37 episodes, 2013 - 2018) (written by - 13 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (creator - 2 episodes, 2017) (story by - 1 episode, 2011) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode #8.6 (2018) ... (creator) / (written for television by)
- Episode #8.5 (2018) ... (creator) / (written for television by)
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- Episode #8.3 (2018) ... (creator) / (written for television by)
- Episode #8.2 (2018) ... (creator)
 2013 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Flowers for Charlie (2013) ... (written by)
 2009/I Brothers (screenplay)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (screenplay)
 2007 The Kite Runner (screenplay)
 2006 When the Nines Roll Over (Short)
 2005/I Stay (written by)
 2004 Troy (screenplay)
 2002 25th Hour (novel) / (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Debut Novel "The 25th Hour" Published 2000. See more »

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3 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on the 'Game of Thrones' series] Wiser network heads might have said 'You can't kill Sean Bean nine episodes into your show'. Guess what? The lead dies. That's why HBO is HBO. They break all the rules.

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While working on Game of Thrones, he and co-creator D. B. Weiss worked all through the year, non stop. They would write an outline for each season and then started writing the actual scripts while managing production at the same time. The scripts had to be all done by the time they started filming the season, and as the large production it is they were filming for months with several units in ... See more »

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