STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,408 this week

Bret Easton Ellis


Bret Easton Ellis was born on March 7, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He is a writer and director, known for American Psycho (2000), Less Than Zero (1987) and The Canyons (2013). See full bio »

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 people
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 32 people
created 21 Apr 2017
 
a list of 21 people
created 01 May 2016
 
a list of 14 people
created 13 Aug 2014
 
a list of 400 people
created 10 Feb 2016
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Bret Easton Ellis's work have you seen?

User Polls

2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

(2000)
(1987)
The Canyons Writer
(2013)

Filmography

Jump to: Writer | Director | Producer | Actor | Thanks | Self
Hide Hide Show Show Writer (16 credits)
 2019/II The Arrangement (Short)
 2016 Figaro (Short)
 2015 The Curse of Downers Grove (screenplay) / (writer)
 2015/II Orpheus (Short)
 2014 Dum Dum Girls: Are You Okay (Video short) (story)
 2013 The Canyons (written by)
 2010 Inspired by Bret Easton Ellis (Short) (characters)
 2008 The Informers (novel) / (screenplay)
 2004 Glitterati (characters)
 2002 The Rules of Attraction (novel "The Rules of Attraction")
 2002 American Psycho II: All American Girl (Video) (Characters created by)
 2001 As Regras da Atracção (Video) (play)
 2000 American Psycho (novel)
 1987 Less Than Zero (novel)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
Show Show Producer (4 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (32 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Glamorama".

Publicity Listings:

5 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Bret Ellis

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

When you become well known the first year is really, really fun and then you spend the rest of your life humiliated or trying to avoid humiliation. Everyone is so nice to you in that first year and then they all want to see something different. They want to see you get fucked up a bit and they want to take you down. It's just the nature of the world. You can deal with it or you can fight it. ... See more »

Trivia:

In his novel "American Psycho", he borrowed a character from Tana Janowitz's short story collection "Slaves of New York" (Stash) and a character from Jay McInerney's book "Story of My Life" (Alison Poole). In a recent interview he said that the inclusion of Alison Poole was because he was upset at McInerney over something (he couldn't recall) and his revenge was to have her attacked by Patrick ... See more »

Trademark:

Narcissistic characters See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

Contribute to This Page

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed