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Grant Heslov

Grant Heslov was the producer and co-writer of the George Clooney-helmed Good Night, and Good Luck. The film earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture and Heslov shared a Best Screenplay nomination with Clooney. The pair also garnered BAFTA nominations for Best Picture and Best Screenplay, as well as a Golden Globe nod for Best Screenplay, and won the Best Screenplay award from the Venice Film Festival.

Heslov co-produced the Coen brothers' collaboration Intolerable Cruelty and most recently produced the comedy feature Leatherheads, both starring Clooney, the latter film for Smokehouse Pictures, the production company in which the two are partnered.

Heslov began his career as an actor and made his directorial debut with the award-winning short Waiting for Woody in 1998, which he also wrote.

For television, Heslov served as director and executive producer of the critically acclaimed series Unscripted and co-executive producer of K Street, both for HBO.

As an actor, Heslov's feature credits include roles in The Scorpion King, Dante's Peak, The Birdcage, Congo and True Lies.

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Grant Heslov Facts

BirthdayMay 15, 1963 (60)
BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Selected Filmography

Dante's Peak
The Mummy Ultimate Collection
The Birdcage
True Lies
Good Night, and Good Luck
Dangerous Curves
Dante's Peak / Daylight Double Feature
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