Gregory Widen

TV Writer

1958 –

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Who is Gregory Widen?

Gregory Widen is an American screenwriter and film director.

A student in UCLA's screenwriting program, he sold his script for Highlander while still an undergraduate. Before entering the UCLA program, Widen attended Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California.

Widen worked as a firefighter for three years. He witnessed a person killed by an explosive backdraft, which became the basis for the screenplay for the movie Backdraft.

In 1995 he wrote and directed the supernatural thriller The Prophecy starring Christopher Walken.

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Born
Nov 30, 1958
Los Angeles County
Also known as
  • Greg Widen
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Saddleback College

Submitted
on July 23, 2013