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David Benioff

Highest Rated:   78% 25th Hour (2003)
Lowest Rated:   27% Stay (2005)
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

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
63% Brothers
  • Screenwriter
$28.6M 2009
38% X-Men Origins - Wolverine
  • Screenwriter
$179.8M 2009
No Score Yet Kashmir
  • Producer
2009
66% 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

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
95% Game of Thrones
2011
  • Creator
  • Director
  • Screenwriter
  • Executive Producer
  • Producer
  • 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
98% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
2005
  • Screenwriter
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
2005-2014
  • Guest
  • 2012

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