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Dan Gilroy

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Daniel Christopher Gilroy (born June 24, 1959) is an American screenwriter and film director. He is best known for writing and directing Nightcrawler (2014), for which he won Best Screenplay at the 30th Independent Spirit Awards, and was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the 87th Academy Awards. His other screenwriting credits include Freejack (1992), Two for the Money (2005), The Fall (2006), Real Steel (2011), and The Bourne Legacy (2012)—the last in collaboration with his brother Tony Gilroy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dan Gilroy has received more than 2,427,648 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Dan Gilroy is the 1,269th most popular film director (down from 1,193rd in 2019), the 8,869th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,639th in 2019) and the 346th most popular American Film Director.

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Among film directors, Dan Gilroy ranks 1,269 out of 1,581Before him are Carl Foreman, Jonathan Lynn, Feng Xiaogang, Vincent Sherman, Alain Jessua, and Corey Allen. After him are Arnaud Desplechin, Jon Watts, D. A. Pennebaker, Bertrand Bonello, Konstantin Lopushansky, and Kelly Reichardt.

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Among people born in 1959, Dan Gilroy ranks 336Before him are Noureddine Bedoui, Yuriko Shima, Chingiz Abdullayev, Juan Antonio San Epifanio, Brilliant Dadashova, and Orlando Figes. After him are Prithvirajsing Roopun, Yves Rossy, Mats Näslund, Zabou Breitman, Amadou Gon Coulibaly, and Gregg Araki.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dan Gilroy ranks 8,869 out of 18,182Before him are Eddie Floyd (1937), Chris Connor (1927), Don Dokken (1953), Robin Givens (1964), George Wendt (1948), and Robert Ridgway (1850). After him are Joan Leslie (1925), Hilary Hahn (1979), Charles Horton Peck (1833), Janet Lynn (1953), Chuck Peddle (1937), and Ava Max (1994).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Dan Gilroy ranks 346Before him are Joe Roth (1948), Peter Segal (1962), Scott Derrickson (1966), Carl Foreman (1914), Vincent Sherman (1906), and Corey Allen (1934). After him are Jon Watts (1981), D. A. Pennebaker (1925), Kelly Reichardt (1964), Gregg Araki (1959), Robert Surtees (1906), and Jay Roach (1957).