Ryan Murphy (I)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 421 this week
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 »

Star Siblings: Famous Brothers and Sisters

Keep it in the family with a look at some of our favorite Hollywood siblings.

See the entire gallery

6 Sundance Award-Winning Movies to Stream Now

As we prepare for the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, here are 6 award-winning Sundance films from recent years you can watch now.

Watch the video

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Eat Pray Love
Tue, Jan 25 6:42 AM PST on STZCI (585)
Eat Pray Love
Tue, Jan 25 10:00 PM PST on STZCI (585)

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 179 people
updated 18 Sep 2018
 
a list of 205 people
updated 18 Sep 2017
 
a list of 23 images
updated 09 Jan 2017
 
a list of 12 images
updated 13 Sep 2016
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 41 people
created 06 Apr 2019
 
a list of 25 people
created 13 Jan 2018
 
a list of 48 people
created 29 Oct 2020
 
a list of 21 people
created 15 Nov 2020
 
a list of 38 people
created 16 Sep 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDb page

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Ryan Murphy's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 6 Primetime Emmys. Another 29 wins & 85 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

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

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (44 credits)
  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)
  Untitled Andy Warhol Netflix Documentary Project (TV Series documentary) (producer) (pre-production)
 2022 Mr. Harrigan's Phone (producer) (filming)
 2022 The Watcher (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (filming)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (executive producer)
  Untitled Billie Lourd Project (TV Mini Series) (producer)
 2021-2022 American Horror Stories (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #2.1 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Game Over (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Feral (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Ba'al (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Naughty List (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020-2022 9-1-1: Lone Star (TV Series) (executive producer - 26 episodes)
- Thin Ice (2022) ... (executive producer)
- The Big Chill (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Dust to Dust (2021) ... (executive producer)
- One Day (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The Big Heat (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2018-2021 9-1-1 (TV Series) (executive producer - 70 episodes)
- Wrapped in Red (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Past Is Prologue (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Defend in Place (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Ghost Stories (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Brawl in Cell Block 9-1-1 (2021) ... (executive producer)
  American Crime Story (TV Series) (executive producer - 28 episodes, 2016 - 2021) (producer - 6 episodes, 2016 - 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)
  American Horror Story (TV Series) (executive producer - 113 episodes, 2011 - 2021) (producer - 12 episodes, 2011)
- 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)
- Winter Kills (2021) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 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 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 - 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)
Show Show Writer (33 credits)
Show Show Music department (3 credits)
Show Show Director (22 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (4 credits)
Show Show Self (48 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 3 Articles | See more »

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Spouse:

David Miller  (3 children)

Parents:

Murphy, J. Andy | Murphy, Jim
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Face it, I'm legend. It's happened. See more »

Trivia:

While a guest on her radio program "Fresh Air with Terry Gross," Murphy told interviewer Terry Gross that he got his start in Hollywood while still a journalist when he sold a script called "Why Can't I Be Audrey Hepburn?" to Steven Spielberg during the 1990s. Murphy said that Spielberg was interested in the script in part because he had directed Hepburn in her last film, Always (1989). As of the... See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed