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Ryan Murphy

  • Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Birthday: November 09

Ryan Murphy is an American screenwriter, director, and producer.

His screenwriting career began in the late 1990s when Steven Spielberg purchased his romantic comedy Why Can’t I Be Audrey Hepburn?

In 2006, Murphy expanded to the big screen by writing, directing and producing his adaptation of the best-selling book Running with Scissors, starring Annette Bening and Gwyneth Paltrow. The film received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress for Bening.

Ryan Murphy is an American screenwriter, director, and producer.

His screenwriting career began in the late 1990s when Steven Spielberg purchased his romantic comedy Why Can’t I Be Audrey Hepburn?

In 2006, Murphy expanded to the big screen by writing, directing and producing his adaptation of the best-selling book Running with Scissors, starring Annette Bening and Gwyneth Paltrow. The film received a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress for Bening.

Murphy is best known as the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning creator, writer, and director of such hit television shows as the FX medical drama Nip/Tuck (2003–10), the Fox musical comedy-drama Glee (2009–15), the FX series American Horror Story (2011–present), American Crime Story (2016–present), Feud (2017), Pose (2018–present), and the Fox procedural drama 9-1-1 (2018–present).

He is also known for directing the 2010 film adaptation of Elizabeth Gilbert's best-selling memoir Eat, Pray, Love, and the 2014 HBO film adaptation of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, which earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

31 Nominations 6 Emmys

Outstanding Drama Series - 2019

  • Nominee
  • Ryan Murphy, Executive Producer
  • Pose
  • FX Networks
  • Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions

Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special - 2018

Outstanding Limited Series - 2018

Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Ryan Murphy, Directed by
  • FEUD: Bette And Joan
  • "And The Winner Is… (The Oscars Of 1963)"
  • FX Networks
  • Fox 21 Television Studios

Outstanding Main Title Design - 2017

Outstanding Short Form Nonfiction or Reality Series - 2017

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Ryan Murphy, Written by
  • FEUD: Bette And Joan
  • "And The Winner Is... (The Oscars Of 1963)"
  • FX Networks
  • Fox 21 Television Studios

Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special - 2017

Outstanding Limited Series - 2017

Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special - 2016

Outstanding Limited Series - 2016

Outstanding Limited Series - 2015

Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Program - 2015

Outstanding Main Title Design - 2015

Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or A Dramatic Special - 2015

Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special - 2014

Outstanding Miniseries - 2014

Outstanding Television Movie - 2014

Outstanding Main Title Design - 2013

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie - 2013

Outstanding Main Title Design - 2012

Outstanding Miniseries or Movie - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Ryan Murphy, Executive Producer
  • American Horror Story
  • FX Networks
  • Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2011

  • Nominee
  • Ryan Murphy, Executive Producer
  • Glee
  • FOX
  • Ryan Murphy Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Ryan Murphy, Writer
  • Glee
  • "Pilot - Director's Cut"
  • FOX
  • Ryan Murphy Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2010

  • Nominee
  • Ryan Murphy, Executive Producer
  • Glee
  • FOX
  • Ryan Murphy Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2010

  • Winner
  • Ryan Murphy, Director
  • Glee
  • "Pilot - Director's Cut"
  • FOX
  • Ryan Murphy Productions in association with Twentieth Century Fox Television

Outstanding Directing For A Drama Series - 2004

  • Nominee
  • Ryan Murphy, Director
  • Nip/Tuck
  • FX Networks
  • The Shephard/Robin Company, in association with Warner Bros. Television

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