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Nic Pizzolatto


An award-winning novelist and short-story writer, he is the author of the collection 'Between Here and the Yellow Sea' and the novel 'Galveston.' He is originally from Southwest Louisiana, and taught literature at several universities, including the University of Chicago, before going into screenwriting in 2010. His fiction has been translated ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 The Magnificent Seven (screenplay) (filming)
  True Detective (TV Series) (written by - 16 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (created by - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #2.8 (2015) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.7 (2015) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.6 (2015) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.5 (2015) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.4 (2015) ... (written by)
 2011 The Killing (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Orpheus Descending (2011) ... (written by)
- What You Have Left (2011) ... (written by)
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 2014 True Detective (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Form and Void (2014) ... (executive producer)
- After You've Gone (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Haunted Houses (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Secret Fate of All Life (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Who Goes There (2014) ... (executive producer)
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 2014 True Detective (TV Series)
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- Who Goes There (2014) ... Bartender
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 2014 The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Nominee
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5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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I'd already been reading Emil Cioran for years and consider him one of my all-time favorite and, oddly, most nourishing writers. As an aphorist, Cioran has no rivals other than perhaps Nietzsche, and many of his philosophies are echoed by Ligotti. But Ligotti is far more disturbing than Cioran, who is actually very funny. In exploring these philosophies, nobody I've read has expressed the idea of... See more »

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His father is of half-Italian and half-Polish descent. His mother's ancestry includes Spanish, as well as Italian, German, French, and English. See more »

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Libra

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