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Bret Easton Ellis


Bret Easton Ellis was born on March 7, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a writer and director, known for American Psycho (2000), Less Than Zero (1987) and The Canyons (2013). See full bio »

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(2000)
(1987)
The Canyons Writer
(2013)

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 2019/II The Arrangement (Short)
 2016 Figaro (Short)
 2015 The Curse of Downers Grove (screenplay) / (writer)
 2015/II Orpheus (Short)
 2014 Dum Dum Girls: Are You Okay (Video short) (story)
 2013 The Canyons (written by)
 2010 Inspired by Bret Easton Ellis (Short) (characters)
 2008 The Informers (novel) / (screenplay)
 2004 Glitterati (characters)
 2002 The Rules of Attraction (novel "The Rules of Attraction")
 2002 American Psycho II: All American Girl (Video) (Characters created by)
 2001 As Regras da Atracção (Video) (play)
 2000 American Psycho (novel)
 1987 Less Than Zero (novel)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Glamorama".

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bret Ellis

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Regardless of the business aspect of things, is there a reason that there isn't a female Hitchcock or a female Scorsese or a female Spielberg? I don't know. I think it's a medium that really is built for the male gaze and for a male sensibility. I mean, the best art is made under not an indifference to, but a neutrality [toward] the kind of emotionalism that I think can be a trap for women ... See more »

Trivia:

Played keyboards in some new wave bands in the early 1980s. See more »

Trademark:

Long descriptive paragraphs in which characters discuss meaningless or unimportant events and objects See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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