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 Golden Globe. 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 by - 8 episodes, 2020) (written by - 8 episodes, 2020) (post-production)
- Episode #1.8 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
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- Episode #1.5 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
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 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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[Discussing her novel Dark Places with her husband] His question to her was: "I'm curious, do you love Libby? Do you like writing her?" And I was like, "Ugh, I can't stand her." You would think I knew her personally. He said he could tell I didn't like writing her or believe in her. So I trashed it all and started over again. Libby became a dark, malevolent creature and the novel took off. Very ... See more »

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In an interview included on the UK paperback edition of Gone Girl, she claims that she reads Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray once a year. See more »

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