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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)

Filmography

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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")
 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:

(on what went wrong with The Informers (2008)) "You need someone who understood that milieu. You need a Breck Eisner, you need someone who grew up around here. You also need someone with an Altman-esque sense of humor, because the script is really funny. The movie is not funny at all, and there are scenes in the movie that should be funny that we wrote as funny, and they're played as we wrote ... See more »

Trivia:

Has cross-referenced characters in his books. For example, Blair and Julian from "Less Than Zero" are mentioned in "The Informers", Sean Bateman from "The Rules of Attraction" is the younger brother of Patrick Bateman in "American Psycho". See more »

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Often reuses or references characters from previous works See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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