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Gillian Flynn

Gillian Flynn was born on February 24, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Gone Girl (2014), Dark Places (2015) and Sharp Objects. She has been married to Brett Nolan since 2007. They have two children. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 23 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »

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  Sharp Objects (TV Movie) (novel) (announced)
 2015 Dark Places (novel)
 2014 Gone Girl (novel) / (screenplay)
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  Sharp Objects (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
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 2014-2015 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
- Episode #10.41 (2015) ... Herself
- Episode #10.3 (2014) ... Herself
 2015 Good Morning America (TV Series)
Herself - Author, Dark Places
- Episode dated 7 August 2015 (2015) ... Herself - Author, Dark Places
 2015 Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 April 2015 (2015) ... Herself
 2015 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (TV Special)
 2015 72nd Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Nominee
 2014 Extra (TV Series)
Herself - Writer, Gone Girl
- Episode dated 11 October 2014 (2014) ... Herself - Writer, Gone Girl
 2014 CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series documentary)
Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 5 October 2014 (2014) ... Herself - Guest
 2014 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
Herself - Author, Gone Girl
- Episode dated 3 October 2014 (2014) ... Herself - Author, Gone Girl
 2014 World Premiere (TV Series)
- Gone Girl (2014) ... Herself
 2014 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 26 September 2014 (2014) ... Herself
 2013 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
- Episode #5.197 (2013) ... Herself

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I've certainly been called a misogynist and that to me is strange. It feels so old-fashioned to think because you write about awful women that you don't like women. To me, it's worse to only write about good women. I'm tired of women as the supporting character, women as the helpmate, women as the adorably flawed heroine - she can be front and center, but only if she falls down a lot and has ... See more »


Holds a BA from the University of Kansas and an MFA from Northwestern University. See more »

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