Vince Gilligan


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George Vincent Gilligan Jr. (born February 10, 1967) is an American writer, producer, and director. He is known for his television work, specifically as creator, head writer, executive producer, and director of Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul. He was a writer and producer for The X-Files and was the co-creator of its spin-off The ... See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 12 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

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The X-Files Producer
(1995-2002)
Breaking Bad Producer
(2008-2013)
Better Call Saul Producer
(2015-2022)

Filmography

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 2022 Better Call Saul: Filmmaker Training (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Movie Magic (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Editing (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Actors (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Visual Storytelling (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Set Life (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2015-2022 Better Call Saul (TV Series) (executive producer - 61 episodes)
- Breaking Bad (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Nippy (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Fun and Games (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Point and Shoot (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Plan and Execution (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Better Call Saul: Ethics Training with Kim Wexler (TV Mini Series) (executive producer)
 2018 Better Call Saul: Madrigal Electromotive Security Training (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Employee Accountability (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Better Call Saul: Los Pollos Hermanos Employee Training (TV Mini Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Emergency Situations (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Conflict Resolution (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Brand Management (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Sustainability (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Loss Prevention (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Battle Creek (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- Sympathy for the Devil (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Homecoming (2015) ... (executive producer)
- The Hand-Off (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Stockholm (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Gingerbread Man (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Breaking Bad: Breaking Ice (Video short) (executive producer)
 2008-2013 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (executive producer - 62 episodes)
- Felina (2013) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Granite State (2013) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Ozymandias (2013) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- To'hajiilee (2013) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
- Rabid Dog (2013) ... (executive producer - showrunner)
 2013 Chicks 'N' Guns: Behind the Scenes (Video short) (executive producer)
 2007 A.M.P.E.D. (TV Movie) (executive producer)
  The X-Files (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 44 episodes, 1998 - 2000) (executive producer - 40 episodes, 2000 - 2002) (co-producer - 23 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (supervising producer - 20 episodes, 1997 - 1998)
- The Truth (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Sunshine Days (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Release (2002) ... (executive producer)
- William (2002) ... (executive producer)
- Jump the Shark (2002) ... (executive producer)
 2001 The Lone Gunmen (TV Series) (executive producer - 13 episodes)
- The 'Cap'n Toby' Show (2001) ... (executive producer)
- All About Yves (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Lying Game (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Tango de los Pistoleros (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Diagnosis: Jimmy (2001) ... (executive producer)
 1999-2000 Harsh Realm (TV Series) (consulting producer - 8 episodes)
- Camera Obscura (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Cincinnati (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Manus Domini (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Three Percenters (2000) ... (consulting producer)
- Reunion (2000) ... (consulting producer)
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Other Works:

Music video for "David Duchovny" by Bree Sharp - Himself

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 4 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Vince Gilligan and the BB Gang

Height:

6' (1.83 m)

Parents:

Gilligan, Gail | Gilligan, George Vincent
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Personal Quote:

I guess I learned and am in the process of learning that less is more and oftentimes it's a benefit when you don't throw the kitchen sink at it... Especially that you don't make any of your plotting decisions out of fear or desperation. That is an important lesson for anyone to learn, to keep to the story and the characters simple rather than letting it all get away from you in an effort to ... See more »

Trivia:

Sony Pictures TV announced in Sept. 2013 that it had concluded a lucrative deal to produce a new series for CBS created by Gilligan, with a guarantee that it will enter the prime-time schedule in fall 2014. Also, production of the show, a police drama called "Battle Creek" will be headed by David Shore who created and produced the major hit drama House (2004). See more »

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Black comedy

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