STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 317 this week

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 »

Thomas Middleditch Wants Leonardo DiCaprio to Hold Him

The "Silicon Valley" star recounts his unforgettable run-in with Leo on the set of The Wolf of Wall Street.

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 22 people
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 45 people
created 10 Jan 2018
 
a list of 137 people
created 31 Mar 2011
 
a list of 55 people
created 05 Mar 2017
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Bret Easton Ellis's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Director | Producer | Actor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (15 credits)
 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)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (30 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Glamorama".

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bret Ellis

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

(on the negative reception of Less Than Zero (1987)) "Well, who was happy with it? I don't know anyone who was happy with it. The director wasn't happy with it, and it was this compromised movie for many, many reasons. I don't think it began that way - I think that Scott Rudin and Barry Diller, who were the ones who brought it to 20th Century Fox, had a very different movie in mind. I think when ... 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 »

Trademark:

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

Star Sign:

Pisces

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed