William Broyles Jr.

William Broyles Jr.

Highest Rated: 96% Apollo 13 (1995)

Lowest Rated: 40% Entrapment (1999)

Birthday: Oct 8, 1944

Birthplace: Texas, USA

A decorated Marine veteran, Broyles had established himself in the world of journalism before he moved into TV and films. After graduating from Rice University in Houston, Texas, and postgraduate studies at Oxford, he went on to become founding editor of Texas Monthly magazine. Under Broyles' stewardship, Texas Monthly received four National Magazine Awards and his success led to positions as editor-in-chief at California and Newsweek. He had also contributed articles to various publications including Esquire, Atlantic Monthly and U.S. News and World Report.




61% 68% Jarhead Screenwriter $62.6M 2005
56% 63% The Polar Express Screenwriter $125.9M 2004
50% 68% Unfaithful Screenwriter $52.8M 2002
44% 27% Planet of the Apes Screenwriter $180.0M 2001
89% 84% Cast Away Writer $233.6M 2000
40% 50% Entrapment Writer $87.7M 1999
96% 87% Apollo 13 Screenwriter $173.8M 1995