Gillian Flynn

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Gillian Flynn was born on February 24, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as Gillian Schieber Flynn. 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
Widows Writer
Sharp Objects Writer
Utopia Writer


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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)
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Actress (1 credit)
Show Show Self (22 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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I'd like to scrape up some sense of triumph over the fact that many courageous women have raised their voices. But I don't feel triumphant. I feel humiliated and angry. They hate us. That's my immediate thought, with each new revelation. And them a more sick-making suspicion. They don't care about us enough to hate us. We are simply a form of livestock. See more »


Gillian and husband Brett, a lawyer, reside in the Ukrainian Village district of Chicago. See more »

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