David Benioff

David Benioff

Highest Rated: 100% Leslie Jones: Time Machine (2020)

Lowest Rated: 26% Gemini Man (2019)

Birthday: Not Available

Birthplace: Not Available

Is the son of Stephen Friedman, who was an executive with Goldman Sachs, an advisor to President George W. Bush and a chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Was on the wrestling team in high school. Wrote a master's thesis on Samuel Beckett. Met fellow student D.B. Weiss while attending Trinity College, Dublin. The two became friends and eventually adapted George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels into the TV series Game of Thrones, which debuted on HBO in 2011. Worked as a high-school teacher, DJ and club bouncer. Wrote a novel as his creative writing thesis in 1999. Titled The 25th Hour, it was published in 2001; he also wrote the screenplay for its 2002 film adaptation. Was married in 2006 in New York City at Friends Seminary, a Quaker school his wife, Amanda Peet, attended.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
100% Leslie Jones: Time Machine Director 2020
26% Gemini Man Screenwriter 2019
63% Brothers Screenwriter $28.6M 2009
37% X-Men Origins - Wolverine Screenwriter $179.8M 2009
No Score Yet Kashmir Producer 2009
65% The Kite Runner Screenwriter $15.7M 2007
27% Stay Screenwriter $3.4M 2005
54% Troy Screenwriter $132.6M 2004
78% 25th Hour Screenwriter 2003

TV

Credit
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest 2019
89% Game of Thrones
2011-2019
Producer Executive Producer Creator Screenwriter Director 2019
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest 2016
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
Guest 2015
2014
96% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
2005-2019
Screenwriter 2013
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
2005-2014
Guest 2012

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