STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 1,617 this week

Alan Ball (I)


Alan Ball was born on May 13, 1957 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Alan E. Ball. He is a producer and writer, known for American Beauty (1999), Six Feet Under (2001) and True Blood (2008). See full bio »

IMDb Picks: September

Are you ready for the return of "This Is Us"? We are! See which other movies and TV shows we're excited about.

Visit IMDb Picks

Bill Pullman on His Tortured Role in "The Sinner"

"The Sinner" star talks us through his arc in the show's just-finished Season 2.

Watch our interview

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 43 people
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 42 people
created 2 weeks ago
 
a list of 22 people
created 1 month ago
 
a list of 37 people
created 11 Jan 2017
 
a list of 39 people
created 4 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Alan Ball's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 33 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Beauty
American Beauty Producer
(1999)
Six Feet Under
Six Feet Under Producer
(2001-2005)
True Blood
True Blood Producer
(2008-2014)
Towelhead
Towelhead Producer
(2007)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (13 credits)
 2018 Here and Now (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- It's Here (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Dream Logic (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Yes (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Wake (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Fight, Death (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 Virtuoso (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2013-2015 Banshee (TV Series) (executive producer - 20 episodes)
- The Fire Trials (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Homecoming (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Evil for Evil (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Ways to Bury a Man (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Armies of One (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2008-2014 True Blood (TV Series) (executive producer - 80 episodes)
- Thank You (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Love Is to Die (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Almost Home (2014) ... (executive producer)
- May Be the Last Time (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Karma (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2010 All Signs of Death (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2010 True Blood: Webisodes (TV Series short) (executive producer)
 2007 Towelhead (producer)
 2001-2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (executive producer - 63 episodes)
- Everyone's Waiting (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Static (2005) ... (executive producer)
- All Alone (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Ecotone (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Singing for Our Lives (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2001 The Parlor (Short) (executive producer)
 1999 Oh, Grow Up (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Duckboy Flies Again (1999) ... (executive producer)
- The Parent Trap: Part 2 (1999) ... (executive producer)
- The Parent Trap: Part 1 (1999) ... (executive producer)
- Himbo (1999) ... (executive producer)
- Hunter's Metamorphosis (1999) ... (executive producer)
 1999 American Beauty (co-producer)
  Cybill (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 24 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (co-producer - 24 episodes, 1995 - 1996) (supervising producer - 17 episodes, 1996 - 1997)
- Ka-Boom! (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Cybill in the Morning (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Don Gianni (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Daddy (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
- Farewell, My Sweet (1998) ... (co-executive producer)
Show Show Writer (13 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Director (6 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (22 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

play "The M Word" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

We can make movies like There's Something About Mary (1998), using semen as hair gel, and it's a huge hit - but to show a bloody tampon is considered shocking. I think that says a lot about our culture's attitude towards women and towards female sexuality. See more »

Trivia:

He had an older sister who died in a car accident the year he was 13. See more »

Trademark:

Characters often deal with themes of death

Star Sign:

Taurus

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed