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Billy Ray

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Screenwriter who especially wrote the screenplay for the 2012 blockbuster The Food cravings Video games. He received an Academy Honor nomination in 2014 for composing the screenplay for the film Captain Phillips. He got received his 1st composing credit for co-writing the screenplay for the 1997 catastrophe film Volcano. He was nominated for probably the most Promising Filmmaker Honor from the Chicago Film Critics Association for composing and directing the 2003 film Shattered Cup. He grew up in NY. He wedded Stacy Sherman. Celebrity Jennifer Lawrence performed Katniss in his strike film, The Food cravings Games.

Quick Facts


Full Name Billy Ray Cyrus
Date Of Birth September 21, 1974
Place Of Birth Tennessee
Height 1.83 m
Profession Screenwriter
Education Georgetown College
Nationality American
Spouse Tish Cyrus, Cindy Smith
Star Sign Virgo

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1One of 115 invitees to join AMPAS in 2007.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Sinatraearlier script announced
The Ballad of Richard Jewellscreenplay pre-production
The Last Tycoon2016TV Series written for television by - 1 episode
Secret in Their Eyes2015screenplay
Captain Phillips2013screenplay
The Hunger Games2012screenplay
State of Play2009screenplay
Breach2007screenplay
Flightplan2005written by
Suspect Zero2004screenplay
Shattered Glass2003written by
Hart's War2002screenplay
Legalese1998TV Movie written by
Volcano1997screenplay
Hidden Assassin1995screenplay
Earth 2TV Series created by - 12 episodes, 1994 - 1995 creator - 9 episodes, 1994 - 1995 story - 1 episode, 1994
Color of Night1994screenplay / story
The Bobby & Larry Show1990TV Movie co-creator

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Tycoon2016TV Series 1 episode
Secret in Their Eyes2015
Breach2007
Shattered Glass2003

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Last Tycoon2016TV Series executive producer
The Breakup Girl2015producer
The Babushkas of Chernobyl2015Documentary executive producer
The Bobby & Larry Show1990TV Movie producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shark Week2012Guerra

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Secret in Their Eyes2015writer: "Haunted"

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Before the Flood2016Documentary special thanks
Walking on Dead Fish2008Documentary special thanks
Breaching the Truth: The Making of 'Breach'2007Video short special thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Adapting the Story for Today's World2016Video shortHimself
Julia Roberts Discusses Her Most Challenging Role2016Video shortHimself
Made in Hollywood2015TV SeriesHimself
The 86th Annual Academy Awards2014TV SpecialHimself - Nominee: Best Adapted Screenplay
Capturing Captain Phillips2014Video documentaryHimself
Preparing the Games: A Director's Process2012Video shortHimself
The World Is Watching: Making the Hunger Games2012Video documentaryHimself
Who's Huge in Sports?2010Documentary shortHimself
Advice for New Screenwriters2010Video documentary shortHimself
More Tales from the Script2010Video documentaryHimself
Tales from the Script2009DocumentaryHimself
Breach: Anatomy of a Character2007Video shortHimself
Breaching the Truth: The Making of 'Breach'2007Video shortHimself
Charlie Rose2007TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Dialogue: An Interview with Screenwriter Billy Ray2007VideoHimself
HBO First Look2007TV Series documentaryHimself
In-Flight Movie: The Making of 'Flightplan'2006Video documentary shortHimself
The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards2004TV Movie documentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2014BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2014Critics Choice AwardBroadcast Film Critics Association AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2014COFCA AwardCentral Ohio Film Critics AssociationBest Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2014OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another MediumCaptain Phillips (2013)
2014USC Scripter AwardUSC Scripter AwardCaptain Phillips (2013)· Richard Phillips (author)
· Stephan Talty (author)
2013EDA AwardAlliance of Women Film JournalistsBest Writing, Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2013ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2013DFCS AwardDenver Film Critics SocietyBest Writing, Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2013HugoHugo AwardsBest Dramatic Presentation - Long FormThe Hunger Games (2012)· Gary Ross (writer and director)
· Suzanne Collins (writer)
2013PFCS AwardPhoenix Film Critics Society AwardsBest Screenplay - AdaptedCaptain Phillips (2013)
2013SDFCS AwardSan Diego Film Critics Society AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2013Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedCaptain Phillips (2013)
2013Bradbury AwardScience Fiction and Fantasy Writers of AmericaThe Hunger Games (2012)· Gary Ross (writer/director)
· Suzanne Collins (writer)
2013Screenplay CompetitionScreenwriters Choice Awards, OnlineBest Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2013SLFCA AwardSt. Louis Film Critics Association, USBest Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2013WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayCaptain Phillips (2013)
2004CFCA AwardChicago Film Critics Association AwardsMost Promising FilmmakerShattered Glass (2003)
2004Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayShattered Glass (2003)
2004Independent Spirit AwardIndependent Spirit AwardsBest ScreenplayShattered Glass (2003)
2004OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest First FeatureShattered Glass (2003)
2004OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another MediumShattered Glass (2003)
2004OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Adapted ScreenplayShattered Glass (2003)
2004OFCS AwardOnline Film Critics Society AwardsBest Breakthrough FilmmakerShattered Glass (2003)
2004Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedShattered Glass (2003)
2003WAFCA AwardWashington DC Area Film Critics Association AwardsBest Screenplay, AdaptedShattered Glass (2003)
1995Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ScreenplayColor of Night (1994)· Matthew Chapman


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