Gillian Flynn

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Gillian Schieber Flynn (; born February 24, 1971) is an American writer. Flynn has published three novels, Sharp Objects, Dark Places, and Gone Girl, all three of which have been adapted for film or television. Flynn wrote the adaptations for the 2014 Gone Girl film and the HBO limited series Sharp Objects, and was co-screenwriter of the 2018 heist thriller film Widows. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gillian Flynn has received more than 2,457,827 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Gillian Flynn is the 4,966th most popular writer (down from 4,355th in 2019), the 8,396th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,363rd in 2019) and the 664th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Gillian Flynn ranks 4,966 out of 5,794Before her are Geraldo Rivera, Harry Turtledove, Jules Roy, Alice Sebold, Dafydd ap Gwilym, and Meindert DeJong. After her are Joe Orton, Reki Kawahara, Susan Hill, James E. Gunn, Albert Sánchez Piñol, and Lloyd C. Douglas.

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Among people born in 1971, Gillian Flynn ranks 239Before her are Mary Lynn Rajskub, Gregory Porter, Besnik Hasi, David Ramsey, Carlos Velasco Carballo, and Bernd Mayländer. After her are Gina Raimondo, Corin Nemec, Jorge Costa, Lasse Kjus, Kirk Acevedo, and Sergei Bodrov Jr..

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Gillian Flynn ranks 8,396 out of 15,968Before her are Harry Turtledove (1949), Alice Sebold (1963), Chris Webber (1973), Pam Shriver (1962), Mavis Staples (1939), and Marshall Harvey Stone (1903). After her are Chris Carmack (1980), Ashlyn Gere (1959), Jayma Mays (1979), Marianna Hill (1942), Bruce Schneier (1963), and Peter Cooper (1791).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Gillian Flynn ranks 664Before her are Daniel Goldhagen (1959), Charles Olson (1910), Alain LeRoy Locke (1885), Geraldo Rivera (1943), Harry Turtledove (1949), and Alice Sebold (1963). After her are James E. Gunn (1923), Lloyd C. Douglas (1877), Thomas Ligotti (1953), James C. Collins (1958), M. Scott Peck (1936), and Alyson Noël (1965).

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