Tony Gilroy has become a beloved screenwriter around the globe thanks to his original content and diverse revenue streams. He openly shares his journey of success, encouraging followers to follow their passions without fear of rejection or failure.
Tony Gilroy was born under the sign of Virgo on September 11th 1956 and lives up to its ideals through each script he writes.
Early Life and Education
Tony Gilroy, an Academy Award(r) nominated screenwriter and director, is best known for writing the original Bourne trilogy of films as well as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Additionally he has contributed scripts to other notable movies like Michael Clayton and Duplicity.
He was born in Manhattan, New York and is the son of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and film director Frank Gilroy and Ruth Dorothy, his mother and stepmother respectively. John and Dan Gilroy are his siblings.
Gilroy began writing fiction in the early eighties while bartending in West Side restaurants to save money and write short stories. He particularly admired minimalist writers such as Raymond Carver and James T. Farrell who relied on dialogue rather than tough-guy talk to move their stories forward. Gilroy believes human behavior to be “more powerful” than any political system and his films reflect this viewpoint.
Tony Gilroy has become one of Hollywood’s premier writers due to his exceptional writing and directing abilities, producing numerous critically acclaimed films like Nightcrawler which earned Jake Gyllenhaal an Academy Award nomination.
Gilroy was born in Manhattan, New York on September 11th 1956 to award-winning playwright/director Frank D. Gilroy and Ruth Dorothy Gaydos (sculptor). He has two brothers; screenwriter Dan and Editor John.
Gilroy began his career by writing scripts for several movies, such as the award-winning ice-skating romantic comedy The Cutting Edge (1992), Dolores Claiborne (1995), and Armageddon (1998). His directorial debut came with 2014’s Nightcrawler which received universal acclaim.
Achievement and Honors
Tony Gilroy has earned numerous accolades and nominations for his screenwriting. He has twice won the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Screenplay, and received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for Freejack (best First Feature). Additionally, his scripts can be seen in Chasers, Two for the Money, Devil’s Advocate and Proof of Life among others.
He made his directorial debut with Michael Clayton in 2007, featuring George Clooney and earning numerous Oscar and BAFTA nominations for screenwriting and direction.
Gilroy recently wrote for both Netflix’s Assassin’s Creed and Disney+ political spy drama Andor, serving as showrunner for both. Host Greg Iwinski will interview Gilroy about how music has affected him as a screenwriter, how Andor is different than any other show he’s written so far, etc.
Gilroy has amassed an extensive career in film. An accomplished screenwriter and director, his thought-provoking narratives have entertained audiences worldwide. Furthermore, his wife Rene Russo often appears alongside her in his films.
Gilroy made his directorial debut with Michael Clayton in 2007, followed by the crime thriller Nightcrawler in 2014. Both films earned critical acclaim and garnered him an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.
Tony Gilroy currently resides in New York at age 62 and prefers to keep his personal life private. We will provide updated body measurements information shortly as well as details regarding Tony’s net worth estimated between $1 Million – $5 Million dollars. He is known as an accomplished screenwriter with an estimated net worth between $1 Million – $5 Million dollars.
Tony Gilroy is an internationally acclaimed screenwriter renowned for his prolific media writings. His success came about after much struggle and hard work on his part.
He is the son of sculptor Ruth Dorothy Gaydos and Pulitzer prize-winning playwright Frank D. Gilroy; his brother John Gilroy works in film editing. Gilroy wrote the films Freejack, Chasers, Two for the Money, The Fall Real Steel Legacy as well as Stan Lee Annihilator to name just a few.
His remarkable narrative abilities set him apart from his peers. His script for Armageddon under Michael Bay’s direction earned it one of the highest grossing movies of 1998; since then he has written and directed many more films.