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David Benioff


David Benioff was born on September 25, 1970 in New York City, New York, USA as David Friedman. He is a writer and producer, known for Game of Thrones (2011), The Kite Runner (2007) and 25th Hour (2002). He has been married to Amanda Peet since September 30, 2006. They have three children. See full bio »

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Won 5 Primetime Emmys. Another 14 wins & 46 nominations. See more awards »

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(2011-2019)
(2007)
25th Hour Writer
(2002)

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  Confederate (TV Series) (creator) (announced)
 2022 Untitled Star Wars Project (written by) (announced)
 2019 Gemini Man (screenplay) / (story) (post-production)
  Game of Thrones (TV Series) (created by - 73 episodes, 2011 - 2019) (written for television by - 37 episodes, 2013 - 2019) (written by - 13 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (story by - 1 episode, 2011) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2011)
- The Iron Throne (2019) ... (creator) / (written for television by)
- The Bells (2019) ... (creator) / (written for television by)
- The Last of the Starks (2019) ... (creator) / (written for television by)
- The Long Night (2019) ... (creator) / (written for television by)
- A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (2019) ... (creator)
 2013 It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Flowers for Charlie (2013) ... (written by)
 2009/I Brothers (screenplay)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (screenplay)
 2007 The Kite Runner (screenplay)
 2006 When the Nines Roll Over (Short)
 2005/I Stay (written by)
 2004 Troy (screenplay)
 2002 25th Hour (novel) / (screenplay)
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Entertainment Weekly (USA): 'Fantasy Face-Off' (pp. 62-63) -- interview of Michel Faber See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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[on the 'Game of Thrones' series] Wiser network heads might have said 'You can't kill Sean Bean nine episodes into your show'. Guess what? The lead dies. That's why HBO is HBO. They break all the rules.

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Former day job: Club bouncer See more »

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