Gillian Flynn


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Gillian Flynn was born on February 24, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Gone Girl (2014), Widows (2018) and Sharp Objects (2018). She has been married to Brett Nolan since 2007. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 25 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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Gone Girl Writer
(2014)
Widows Writer
(2018)
Sharp Objects Writer
(2018)
Utopia Writer
(2020)

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  Utopia (TV Series) (created for television by - 8 episodes, 2020) (written by - 7 episodes, 2020) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2020)
- Stay Alive, Jessica Hyde (2020) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
- Talking Hurts (2020) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
- Respect Your Purpose (2020) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
- Order 2472 (2020) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
- not slow not bad (2020) ... (created for television by) / (written by)
 2018 Widows (screenplay by)
  Sharp Objects (TV Mini Series) (based upon the novel written by - 8 episodes, 2018) (written for television by - 3 episodes, 2018)
- Milk (2018) ... (based upon the novel written by) / (written for television by)
- Falling (2018) ... (based upon the novel written by) / (written for television by)
- Cherry (2018) ... (based upon the novel written by)
- Closer (2018) ... (based upon the novel written by)
- Ripe (2018) ... (based upon the novel written by)
 2015 Dark Places (novel)
 2014 Gone Girl (novel) / (screenplay)
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Brett Nolan  (2 children)
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I've certainly been called a misogynist and that to me is strange. It feels so old-fashioned to think because you write about awful women that you don't like women. To me, it's worse to only write about good women. I'm tired of women as the supporting character, women as the helpmate, women as the adorably flawed heroine - she can be front and center, but only if she falls down a lot and has ... See more »

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Lost her job as a pop culture writer at Entertainment Weekly magazine in New York during the recession, a fate not unlike that which befell the leads in Gone Girl (2014). See more »

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Pisces

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