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Born November 9, 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana, US as Ryan Patrick Murphy, he is an American writer, director, and producer, responsible for creating such hits as Nip/Tuck (2003), Glee (2009) and American Horror Story (2011). His mother, J. Andy Murphy, was a writer and communications worker and his father was a circulation director in the ... See full bio »

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Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 29 wins & 89 nominations. See more awards »

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Glee Producer
(2009-2015)
(2011-2023)
The Prom Producer
(2020)
Pose Producer
(2018-2021)

Filmography

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  One Hit Wonders (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
  A Chorus Line (TV Mini Series) (executive producer) / (producer) (pre-production)
  Consent (TV Series) (producer) (pre-production)
 2022 The Watcher (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.7 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Gloaming (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Mr. Harrigan's Phone (producer) (completed)
 2017-2023 Feud (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (2023) ... (executive producer)
- You Mean All This Time We Could Have Been Friends? (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Abandoned! (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Hagsploitation (2017) ... (executive producer)
- And the Winner Is... (The Oscars of 1963) (2017) ... (executive producer)
  American Horror Story (TV Series) (executive producer - 114 episodes, 2011 - 2022) (producer - 12 episodes, 2011)
- Something's Coming (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Future Perfect (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Blue Moon (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Inside (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Take Me to Your Leader (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2018-2022 9-1-1 (TV Series) (executive producer - 81 episodes)
- The Devil You Know (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Crash & Learn (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Let the Games Begin (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Starting Over (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Hero Complex (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Lionel (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Bogeyman (2022) ... (executive producer)
- God of Forgiveness, God of Vengeance (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Doin' a Dahmer (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Please Don't Go (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2021-2022 American Horror Stories (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Lake (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Necro (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Facelift (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Bloody Mary (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Milkmaids (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2020-2022 9-1-1: Lone Star (TV Series) (executive producer - 42 episodes)
- A Bright and Cloudless Morning (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Spring Cleaning (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Shift-Less (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Down to Clown (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Impulse Control (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Untitled Andy Warhol Netflix Documentary Project (TV Mini Series documentary) (producer)
  American Crime Story (TV Series) (executive producer - 28 episodes, 2016 - 2021) (producer - 1 episode, 2021)
- The Grand Jury (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Stand by Your Man (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Assassination of Monica Lewinsky (2021) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Man Handled (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Do You Hear What I Hear? (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Pray Away (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018-2021 Pose (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Series Finale (Part II) (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Series Finale (Part I) (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Something Old, Something New (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Something Borrowed, Something Blue (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Take Me to Church (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2021 Halston (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Critics (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Party's Over (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Sweet Smell of Success (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Versailles (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Becoming Halston (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020 The Prom (producer - p.g.a.)
 2020 The Boys in the Band (producer)
 2020 Ratched (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Got No Strings (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- The Bucket List (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Mildred and Edmund (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Angel of Mercy: Part Two (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Angel of Mercy (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2020 Pose-a-Thon for Pride (TV Special) (executive producer)
 2019-2020 The Politician (TV Series) (executive producer - 15 episodes)
- Election Day (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- What's in the Box? (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- The Voters (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Cancel Culture (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Conscious Unthroupling (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2020 Hollywood (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Meg (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Jump (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- (Screen) Tests (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Outlaws (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Hooray for Hollywood: Part 2 (2020) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2020 A Secret Love (Documentary) (producer)
 2019 Circus of Books (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2018 Pose: Identity, Family, Community (TV Mini Series documentary short) (executive producer)
 2017-2018 Inside Look: The Assassination of Gianni Versace - American Crime Story (TV Series documentary short) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Matt Bomer, Director (2018) ... (executive producer)
- America's Obsession with Fame (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Ask, Don't Tell (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Miami (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Versace's Fashion (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Inside Look: Feud - Bette and Joan (TV Series documentary short) (executive producer - uncredited)
 2015-2016 Scream Queens (TV Series) (executive producer - 23 episodes)
- Drain the Swamp (2016) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Lovin the D (2016) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Rapunzel, Rapunzel (2016) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- The Hand (2016) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Blood Drive (2016) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
  Inside Look: The People v. O.J. Simpson - American Crime Story (TV Series documentary short) (producer - 13 episodes, 2016) (executive producer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Hair & Make-up (2016) ... (producer - uncredited)
- Recreating 1994 (2016) ... (producer - uncredited)
- The Look of the Show (2016) ... (producer - uncredited)
- Becoming 'Juice' (2016) ... (producer - uncredited)
- The Glove (2016) ... (producer - uncredited)
 2009-2015 Glee (TV Series) (executive producer - 121 episodes)
- Dreams Come True (2015) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- We Built This Glee Club (2015) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- 2009 (2015) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Child Star (2015) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2014 Open (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 The Town That Dreaded Sundown (producer)
 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2012-2013 The New Normal (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- Finding Name-O (2013) ... (executive producer)
- The Big Day (2013) ... (executive producer)
- About a Boy Scout (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Blood, Sweat and Fears (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Rocky Bye Baby (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2011-2012 The Glee Project (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Casting Special: The Final 14 (2012) ... (executive producer)
- Glee-ality (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Believability (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Tenacity (2011) ... (executive producer)
- Pairability (2011) ... (executive producer)
 2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Documentary) (producer)
 2003-2010 Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (executive producer - 100 episodes)
- Hiro Yoshimura (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Walter and Edith Krieger (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Christian Troy II (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Dr. Griffin (2010) ... (executive producer)
- Virginia Hayes (2010) ... (executive producer)
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2008 Pretty/Handsome (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2006 Running with Scissors (producer)
 2002 St. Sass (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1999-2001 Popular (TV Series) (executive producer - 43 episodes)
- Promblems (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Don't Tug on Superman's Cape... (2001) ... (executive producer)
- I Know What You Did Last Spring Break (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Brain Game (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Coup (2001) ... (executive producer)
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Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

David Miller  (3 children)

Parents:

Murphy, J. Andy | Murphy, Jim
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Personal Quote:

As a showrunner, you can never be a maybe. When I do movies, there is a lot of "maybe" and "let's investigate that." But for TV, it has to be yes or no. I'm very black and white about what I like or don't like, and I've always been that way. I've always been sort of "I love it" or "I hate it," and I think as a result I've always been a polarizing person. You either love me or you hate me. There's... See more »

Trivia:

During high school he was president of a Meryl Streep fan club. See more »

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