Grant Heslov

Grant Heslov

  • Birthday: 1963-05-15
  • Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Grant Heslov (born May 15, 1963) is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter and director. His acting credits include films like True Lies, Dante's Peak, Enemy of the State, The Scorpion King and Good Night, and Good Luck. and several credits in TV series (Family Ties, L.A. Law, Catch Me If You Can, the 1989 directorial debut by Stephen Sommers, Matlock, Sleeper Cell). He also appeared in Congo as the hapless assistant Richard and in Black Sheep as a cop, who is a friend to Mike Donnelly (played by Chris Farley). Heslov was born in Los Angeles, California, into a Jewish family and was raised in the Palos Verdes area of Los Angeles. He attended Palos Verdes High School, the University of Southern California (USC) along with friend Tate Donovan. He is a member of Phi Kappa Psi. He was the Academy Award-nominated producer and screenwriter of Good Night, and Good Luck. Together with George Clooney, he was also nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. Heslov also appears in the film as Don Hewitt, the director of the TV series See It Now, around which the movie is centered. In August 2006, he and George Clooney started a movie company, Smoke House. Heslov is currently writing screenplays with his business partner George Clooney. He has also recently directed a screen adaptation of The Men Who Stare At Goats starring Clooney, Ewan McGregor and Kevin Spacey. Description above from the Wikipedia article Grant Heslov, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Filmography

Dangerous Curves

1988

As Wally Wilder

Catch Me If You Can

1989

As Nevil

Congo

1995

As Richard

The Scorpion King

2002

As Arpid

Dante's Peak

1997

As Greg

The Big Empty

2005

As Doctor

Black Sheep

1996

As Robbie Mieghem

True Lies

1994

As Faisil

The Birdcage

1996

As National Enquirer Photographer

License to Drive

1988

As Karl

Good Night, and Good Luck.

2005

As Don Hewitt

Fail Safe

2000

As Jimmy

Clubland

1999

As Matt

The Monuments Men

2014

As Doctor

The Boys Next Door

1986

As Joe Gonzales

Vital Signs

1990

As Rick

Enemy of the State

1998

As Lenny

To Each His Own Cinema

2007

As (segment "World cinema")

The Journey of Natty Gann

1985

As Parker's Gang

Legal Eagles

1986

As Usher

Leatherheads

2008

As Saul Keller

Production

Par 6

2002

As Director

The Ides of March

2011

As Producer

Leatherheads

2008

As Producer

Intolerable Cruelty

2003

As Producer

The American

2010

As Producer

Argo

2012

As Producer

August: Osage County

2013

As Producer

The Monuments Men

2014

As Producer

Playground

2009

As Executive Producer

Our Brand Is Crisis

2015

As Producer

Suburbicon

2017

As Producer

The Midnight Sky

2020

As Producer

Matt Helm

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As Producer

The Art of Political Murder

2020

As Executive Producer

The Tender Bar

2021

As Producer

Calico Joe

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As Producer

Ticket to Paradise

2022

As Producer

The Boys in the Boat

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As Producer

Money Monster

2016

As Producer

The Ides of March

2011

As Screenplay

Good Night, and Good Luck.

2005

As Screenplay

The Monuments Men

2014

As Screenplay

Suburbicon

2017

As Writer

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