Steven Zaillian

Screenwriter, Film writer

1953 –

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Who is Steven Zaillian?

Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian is an American screenwriter, director, film editor, producer, and founder of Film Rites, a film production company. He won an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award for his screenplay Schindler's List and he has been nominated for Awakenings, Gangs of New York and Moneyball. He was also presented with the Distinguished Screenwriter Award at the 2009 Austin Film Festival and the Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement from the Writers Guild of America in 2011.

Zaillian was born in Fresno, California, the son of Jim Zaillian, a radio news reporter. He attended Sonoma State University, graduated from San Francisco State University and lives in Los Angeles. He is of Armenian descent.

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Born
Jan 30, 1953
Fresno
Also known as
  • Steven Ernest Bernard Zaillian
  • Steve Zaillian
  • Steven B Aillian
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Armenian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • San Francisco State University
  • Sonoma State University
Lived in
  • Fresno

Submitted
on July 23, 2013