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Dean Devlin


Dean Devlin was born on August 27, 1962 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Independence Day (1996), Godzilla (1998) and Independence Day: Resurgence (2016). He has been married to Lisa Brenner since July 4, 2003. See full bio »

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Independence Day
(1996)
Godzilla
Godzilla Writer
(1998)
Stargate
Stargate Writer
(1994)

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  Independence Day 3 (characters) (announced)
 2017 Geostorm (written by)
 2016 The Librarians (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- And the Rise of Chaos (2016) ... (written by)
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence (based on characters created by) / (screenplay by) / (story by)
 2012 Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning (based on characters created by - uncredited)
 2009-2011 SGU Stargate Universe (TV Series) (based on a concept by - 40 episodes)
- Gauntlet (2011) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
- Blockade (2011) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
- Epilogue (2011) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
- Common Descent (2011) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
- The Hunt (2011) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
 2009 Universal Soldier: Regeneration (based on characters created by)
 2004-2009 Stargate: Atlantis (TV Series) (based on a concept by - 99 episodes)
- Enemy at the Gate (2009) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
- Vegas (2008) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
- Identity (2008) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
- Infection (2008) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
- Brain Storm (2008) ... (based on a concept by - uncredited)
 2008 Leverage (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Homecoming Job (2008) ... (story)
 1997-2007 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series) (based on the film by - 213 episodes)
- Unending (2007) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Dominion (2007) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Family Ties (2007) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Talion (2007) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Bad Guys (2007) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
 2005 The Triangle (TV Mini-Series) (story - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2005) ... (story)
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... (story)
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... (story)
 1999 Universal Soldier: The Return (characters)
 1998/I Godzilla (screenplay) / (story)
  The Visitor (TV Series) (1 episode, 1997) (creator - 2 episodes, 1997) (story - 1 episode, 1997) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1997) (written by - 1 episode, 1997)
- Caged (1997)
- The Devil's Rainbow (1997) ... (creator)
- Fear of Flying (1997) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Pilot (1997) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1996 Independence Day (written by)
 1994 Stargate (written by)
 1992 Universal Soldier (screenplay)
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Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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It was a total revelation to me" - talking of the experience of seeing Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Stepson of Don Cerveris. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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