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Glenn Gers

Glenn Gers

Glenn Gers was born and raised in New York City. He graduated with honors in English from Yale University in 1982.

His original screenplay Nightbirds won Gers a 1991 Fellowship Grant in Screenwriting from the New York Foundation for The Arts.

He has written episodes of the television comedy series Cybill, The Jeff Foxworthy Show and Becker. He also co-wrote (with Steven Baigelman) the 2002 USA Network television movie Brother's Keeper, a thriller starring Jeanne Tripplehorn, directed by John Badham.

In 1998 Gers wrote, directed and edited a low-budget feature-length independent film, The Accountant, which was an official selection of the Atlanta Film Festival, and won the 2000 Discovery Award/Grand Prize at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.

His original screenplay Off Season was first broadcast on Showtime in 2001. Directed by Bruce Davison and starring Hume Cronyn, Sherilynn Fenn and Adam Arkin, the telefilm was nominated for a Writer's Guild Award and won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing of a Children's Special.

Gers is currently editing his second independent film, which he also wrote and directed, about women and weight entitled Disfigured, starring Deidra Edwards, Staci Lawrence, and Ryan Benson.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Glenn Gers Facts

OccupationScreenwriter
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA

Selected Filmography

Not available.