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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 28 wins & 75 nominations. See more awards »

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Glee Producer
(2009-2015)
(2011-2021)
Pose Producer
(2018-2021)
Eat Pray Love Writer
(2010)

Filmography

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  One Hit Wonders (TV Movie) (executive producer) (announced)
  Consent (TV Series) (producer) (pre-production)
 2021 American Horror Stories (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.16 (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Pray Away (Documentary) (executive producer) (completed)
  Untitled Billie Lourd Project (TV Mini-Series) (producer)
  American Crime Story (TV Series) (executive producer - 27 episodes, 2016 - 2021) (producer - 27 episodes, 2016 - 2021)
- Episode #3.8 (2021) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Episode #3.7 (2021) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Episode #3.6 (2021) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Episode #3.5 (2021) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Episode #3.4 (2021) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
 2018-2021 Pose (TV Series) (executive producer - 25 episodes)
- Episode #3.7 (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Something Old, Something New (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Something Borrowed, Something Blue (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Take Me To Church (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Trunk (2021) ... (executive producer)
 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)
 2018-2021 9-1-1 (TV Series) (executive producer - 58 episodes)
- Treasure Hunt (2021) ... (executive producer)
- First Responders (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Parenthood (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Blindsided (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Breaking Point (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020-2021 9-1-1: Lone Star (TV Series) (executive producer - 22 episodes)
- The Big Heat (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Slow Burn (2021) ... (executive producer)
- A Little Help from My Friends (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Saving Grace (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Bad Call (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020 The Prom (producer)
 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)
  American Horror Story (TV Series) (executive producer - 103 episodes, 2011 - 2019) (producer - 12 episodes, 2011)
- Final Girl (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Rest in Pieces (2019) ... (executive producer)
- The Lady in White (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode 100 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Red Dawn (2019) ... (executive 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 Feud: Bette and Joan (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- 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)
- More, or Less (2017) ... (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)
- Lovin the D (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Rapunzel, Rapunzel (2016) ... (executive producer)
- The Hand (2016) ... (executive producer)
- Blood Drive (2016) ... (executive producer)
  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:

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I think it's only natural to be influenced by the filmmakers and things that you gravitate to when you were younger. I think my first seminal television moment was my grandmother forcing me, sobbing and screaming, to watch 'Dark Shadows'. She would make me sit through it to toughen me, I think. And when I was bad I had to watch 'The Waltons'. See more »

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Is a fan of filmmaker John Waters. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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