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Steven Zaillian


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). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 45 wins & 90 nominations. See more awards »

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(1993)
(1998)
Moneyball Writer
(2011)

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  Cortés (TV Mini-Series) (4 episodes) (pre-production)
 2020 Ripley (TV Series) (8 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.8 (2020)
- Episode #1.7 (2020)
- Episode #1.6 (2020)
- Episode #1.5 (2020)
- Episode #1.4 (2020)
 2019 The Irishman (screenplay)
  The Night Of (TV Mini-Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 2016) (teleplay by - 4 episodes, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- The Call of the Wild (2016) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- Ordinary Death (2016) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- Samson and Delilah (2016) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- The Season of the Witch (2016) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- The Art of War (2016) ... (creator)
 2014 Exodus: Gods and Kings (written by)
 2011 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (screenplay by)
 2011 Moneyball (screenplay)
 2007 American Gangster (written by)
 2006 All the King's Men (screenplay)
 2005 The Interpreter (screenplay)
 2002 Gangs of New York (screenplay)
 2001 Hannibal (screenplay)
 1998 A Civil Action (screenplay)
 1996 Mission: Impossible (story)
 1994 Clear and Present Danger (screenplay)
 1993 Schindler's List (screenplay)
 1993 Searching for Bobby Fischer (screenplay)
 1993 Jack the Bear (screenplay)
 1990 Awakenings (screenplay)
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Show Show Director (5 credits)
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Alternate Names:

Steve Zaillian | Steve Zalian

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

The similarity between the big directors I've worked with is that they allow the writer to find a way of doing what they want done without saying 'do it this way.' They describe what they want, then let the writer figure out a way to do it. See more »

Trivia:

Wrote four screenplays for feature films nominated for the 'Best Picture' Academy Award: Awakenings (1990), Schindler's List (1993), Gangs of New York (2002) and Moneyball (2011). Of those, Schindler's List (1993) won 'Best Picture' and earned Zaillian an Academy Award for 'Best Adapted Screenplay'. See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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