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Justin Hurwitz


Justin Hurwitz was born on January 22, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Justin Gabriel Hurwitz. He is a writer, known for La La Land (2016), First Man (2018) and Whiplash (2014). See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 59 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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La La Land Music Department
(2016)
First Man Music Department
(2018)
Whiplash Music Department
(2014)
(2009)

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 2017-2020 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) (story by - 4 episodes)
- The Spite Store (2020) ... (story by)
- Fatwa! (2017) ... (story by)
- The Shucker (2017) ... (story by)
- The Pickle Gambit (2017) ... (story by)
 2011-2015 The League (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes)
- Deflategate (2015) ... (written by)
- Taco Standard Time (2014) ... (written by)
- Breast Awareness Month (2014) ... (written by)
- The Near Death Flex-perience (2013) ... (written by)
- Heavy Petting (2013) ... (written by)
 2013 The Gabriels (TV Movie) (creator)
 2011 The Simpsons (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Falcon and the D'Ohman (2011) ... (written by)
 2011 Perfect Couples (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Perfect Exes (2011) ... (written by)
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Personal Quote:

[on his time at Harvard, working with writer-director Damien Chazelle] Damien and I really bonded over this shared philosophy sophomore year of working really hard and sacrificing ... I remember we would really egg each other on and make each other feel guilty for not working hard enough. And we just had a lot of conversations about how we both wanted to be really, really good at what we do, and ... See more »

Trivia:

Son of Ken Hurwitz. See more »

Trademark:

Often composes jazz score for film, so far including in Guy and Madeline on a Park bench (2009), Whiplash (2014) and La La Land (2016).

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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