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Gillian Flynn


Gillian Flynn was born on February 24, 1971 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. She is a writer and producer, known for Gone Girl (2014), Dark Places (2015) and Sharp Objects (2017). She has been married to Brett Nolan since 2007. They have two children. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 25 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Gone Girl
Gone Girl Writer
(2014)
Dark Places
Dark Places Writer
(2015)
Sharp Objects
Sharp Objects Writer
(2017)
Strangers
Strangers Writer

Filmography

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 2018 Widows (screenplay) (filming)
  Sharp Objects (TV Series) (novel - 8 episodes, 2017) (written by - 1 episode, 2017)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (novel)
 2015 Dark Places (novel)
 2014 Gone Girl (novel) / (screenplay)
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 2017 Sharp Objects (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (executive producer)
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 2016 The Mindy Project (TV Series)
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- Revenge of the Nurse (2016) ... Gillian Flynn
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 2015 Bringing 'Dark Places' to Light (Video short)
Herself
 2015 Dark Places: About the Author: Gillian Flynn (Video short)
Herself
 2014-2015 Made in Hollywood (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #10.3 (2014) ... Herself
 2015 Good Morning America (TV Series)
Herself - Author, Dark Places
- Episode dated 7 August 2015 (2015) ... Herself - Author, Dark Places
 2015 Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- Episode dated 7 April 2015 (2015) ... Herself
 2015 Rencontres de cinéma (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 5 April 2015 (2015) ... Herself
 2015 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards (TV Special)
Herself
 2015 72nd Golden Globe Awards (TV Special)
Herself - Nominee
 2014 Extra (TV Series)
Herself - Writer, Gone Girl
- Episode dated 11 October 2014 (2014) ... Herself - Writer, Gone Girl
 2014 CBS News Sunday Morning (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 5 October 2014 (2014) ... Herself - Guest
 2014 Entertainment Tonight (TV Series)
Herself - Author, Gone Girl
- Episode dated 3 October 2014 (2014) ... Herself - Author, Gone Girl
 2014 World Premiere (TV Series)
Herself
- Gone Girl (2014) ... Herself
 2014 Today (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 26 September 2014 (2014) ... Herself
 2013 Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #5.197 (2013) ... Herself
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[Discussing her novel Dark Places with her husband] His question to her was: "I'm curious, do you love Libby? Do you like writing her?" And I was like, "Ugh, I can't stand her." You would think I knew her personally. He said he could tell I didn't like writing her or believe in her. So I trashed it all and started over again. Libby became a dark, malevolent creature and the novel took off. Very ... See more »

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Holds a BA from the University of Kansas and an MFA from Northwestern University. See more »

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