Writers

by Julian_Plenti | created - 19 Feb 2018 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

1. Jonathan Asser

Actor | Starred Up

Jonathan Asser was born in March 1964 as Jonathan Duncan Richard Asser. He is an actor and writer, known for Starred Up (2013), The British Academy Scotland Awards (2014) and The Film Review (2007).

2. Mike Carey

Writer | The Girl with All the Gifts

Mike Carey was born in 1959 in Liverpool, England. He is a writer and producer, known for The Girl with All the Gifts (2016), X-Men: Destiny (2011) and Tristan et Iseut (2002).

4. Richard Price

Writer | Sea of Love

Richard Price was born on October 12, 1949 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Sea of Love (1989), Ransom (1996) and The Deuce (2017). He was previously married to Judith Hudson.

5. Steven Zaillian

Writer | Searching for Bobby Fischer

Steven Zaillian was born on January 30, 1953 in Fresno, California, USA as Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian. He is a writer and producer, known for Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993), Schindler's List (1993) and A Civil Action (1998).

6. Jesse Armstrong

Writer | Four Lions

Jesse Armstrong was born in Oswestry, Shropshire, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Four Lions (2010), In the Loop (2009) and Fresh Meat (2011).

7. Sam Bain

Writer | Peep Show

Sam Bain was born on August 3, 1971 in West London, England as Samuel Christopher Bain. He is a writer and producer, known for Peep Show (2008), Four Lions (2010) and Fresh Meat (2011). He is married to Wendy Meredith.

9. Taylor Sheridan

Writer | Hell or High Water

Taylor Sheridan is an American actor, screenwriter, and director. He is best known for wrote the screenplay for Sicario (2015), and Hell or High Water (2016), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

He also starred in FX television series Sons of Anarchy, and ...

10. Lynda La Plante

Writer | Prime Suspect

Lynda La Plante was born on March 15, 1943 in Liverpool, England as Lynda J Titchmarsh. She is a writer and actress, known for Prime Suspect (1991), Prime Suspect 3 (1993) and Widows (2018). She was previously married to Richard La Plante.

11. Ronan Bennett

Writer | Top Boy

Ronan Bennett was born in 1956 in Northern Ireland. He is a writer and producer, known for Top Boy (2011), Gunpowder (2017) and Public Enemies (2009).

13. George Pelecanos

Producer | The Wire

Pelecanos was born in Washington, D.C. in 1957. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, and worked at a variety of jobs before getting involved in the film industry. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife and two children. As a modern crime fiction author, ...

14. David Simon

Writer | The Wire

David Simon was born on May 13, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as David Judah Simon. He is a writer and producer, known for The Wire (2002), Homicide: Life on the Street (1993) and The Corner (2000). He has been married to Laura Lippman since October 3, 2006. They have one child.

15. Megan Abbott

Writer | The Deuce

Megan Abbott is known for her work on The Deuce (2017), The End of Everything and Dare Me (2019).

17. Lisa Lutz

Writer | The Deuce

Lisa Lutz grew up in Southern California. After graduating high school, she attended UC Santa Cruz, UC Irvine, University of Leeds in England and San Francisco State University, although she still does not have a bachelor's degree.

Lisa spent most of the 1990s hopping from a string of low-paying odd ...

18. Will Ralston

Sound_department | The Deuce

20. Tom Bidwell

Writer | My Mad Fat Diary

Tom Bidwell is a writer and producer, known for My Mad Fat Diary (2013), Watership Down (2018) and Katy (2018).

21. Lena Waithe

Writer | Master of None

Lena Waithe was born on May 17, 1984 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Lena Diane Waithe. She is a writer and producer, known for Master of None (2015), Ready Player One (2018) and The Chi (2018). She has been married to Alana Mayo since November 2019.

23. Martin Stellman

Writer | For Queen & Country

Martin Stellman was born in 1948 in London, England. He is a writer and director, known for For Queen & Country (1988), The Interpreter (2005) and Defense of the Realm (1985).

24. Gillian Flynn

Writer | Gone Girl

Gillian Flynn was born on February 24, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Gone Girl (2014), Widows (2018) and Sharp Objects (2018). She has been married to Brett Nolan since 2007. They have two children.

25. Charlie Brooker

Writer | Black Mirror

Charlton "Charlie" Brooker (born 3 March 1971) is an English humourist, critic, author, screenwriter, producer, and television presenter. He is the creator and co-showrunner of the anthology series Black Mirror and has written for programmes such as Brass Eye, The 11 O'Clock Show, and Nathan Barley...

26. Konnie Huq

Writer | Black Mirror

Konnie Huq was born on July 17, 1975 in London, England as Kanak Asha Huq. She is an actress and writer, known for Black Mirror (2011), Robin Hood (2006) and M.I.High (2007). She has been married to Charlie Brooker since July 26, 2010. They have two children.

27. Dominic Savage

Director | Love + Hate

Dominic Savage was born on November 23, 1962 in Margate, Kent, England. He is a director and writer, known for Love + Hate (2005), Barry Lyndon (1975) and Nice Girl (2000).



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