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Ryan Murphy was born on November 30, 1965 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for American Horror Story (2011), Glee (2009) and Nip/Tuck (2003). He has been married to David Miller since July 4, 2012. They have two children. See full bio »

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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 16 wins & 53 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

American Horror Story
(2011-2019)
Glee
Glee Writer
(2009-2015)
Nip/Tuck
Nip/Tuck Writer
(2003-2010)
Eat Pray Love
Eat Pray Love Writer
(2010)

Filmography

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 2018 Ratched (TV Series) (creator) (pre-production)
  One Hit Wonders (TV Movie) (announced)
  American Horror Story (TV Series) (created by - 85 episodes, 2011 - 2019) (written by - 14 episodes, 2011 - 2017)
- Episode #9.1 (2019) ... (creator)
- Episode #8.1 (2018) ... (creator)
- Charles (Manson) in Charge (2017) ... (creator)
- Drink the Kool-Aid (2017) ... (creator)
- Winter of Our Discontent (2017) ... (creator)
 2018 9-1-1 (TV Series) (1 episode) (announced)
- Pilot (2018)
  Feud (TV Series) (developed by - 10 episodes, 2018) (created by - 9 episodes, 2017 - 2018) (written by - 2 episodes, 2017)
- Episode #2.10 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.9 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.8 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.7 (2018) ... (creator)
- Episode #2.6 (2018) ... (creator)
  Scream Queens (TV Series) (created by - 23 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (written by - 8 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Drain the Swamp (2016) ... (creator)
- Lovin the D (2016) ... (creator)
- Rapunzel, Rapunzel (2016) ... (creator)
- The Hand (2016) ... (creator)
- Blood Drive (2016) ... (creator)
  Glee (TV Series) (created by - 121 episodes, 2009 - 2015) (written by - 30 episodes, 2009 - 2015) (story - 1 episode, 2010) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2010)
- Dreams Come True (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- We Built This Glee Club (2015) ... (creator)
- 2009 (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Rise and Fall of Sue Sylvester (2015) ... (creator)
- Child Star (2015) ... (creator)
 2014 Open (TV Movie)
 2014 The Normal Heart (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 2013 Mentiras Perfectas (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Castigos Perfectos (2013) ... (story)
  The New Normal (TV Series) (created by - 22 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (written by - 5 episodes, 2012 - 2013)
- Finding Name-O (2013) ... (creator)
- The Big Day (2013) ... (creator) / (written by)
- About a Boy Scout (2013) ... (creator)
- Blood, Sweat and Fears (2013) ... (creator)
- Rocky Bye Baby (2013) ... (creator)
 2011 Day in the Life of Brittany (Video short) (character - uncredited)
 2011 Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (Documentary) (characters - uncredited)
 2010 Eat Pray Love (screenplay)
  Nip/Tuck (TV Series) (created by - 100 episodes, 2003 - 2010) (written by - 24 episodes, 2003 - 2010)
- Hiro Yoshimura (2010) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Walter and Edith Krieger (2010) ... (creator)
- Christian Troy II (2010) ... (creator)
- Dr. Griffin (2010) ... (creator)
- Virginia Hayes (2010) ... (creator)
 2009 Glee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 2008 Pretty/Handsome (TV Movie) (written by)
 2006 Running with Scissors (screenplay)
 2002 St. Sass (TV Movie)
  Popular (TV Series) (created by - 43 episodes, 1999 - 2001) (written by - 15 episodes, 1999 - 2001) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (story - 1 episode, 2001)
- Promblems (2001) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Don't Tug on Superman's Cape... (2001) ... (creator)
- I Know What You Did Last Spring Break (2001) ... (creator) / (story) / (teleplay)
- The Brain Game (2001) ... (creator)
- Coup (2001) ... (creator)
 1999 The Furies (Short) (writer)
Show Show Producer (21 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Director (16 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (36 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on Network (1976)]: I just loved it. I remember seeing it as a kid and being absolutely fascinated because it's people doing terrible things and yet you understand why they're doing them. I was very inspired by that when I made Running with Scissors (2006)". It was the same idea. See more »

Trivia:

While a guest on her radio program "Fresh Air with Terry Gross," Murphy told interviewer Terry Gross that he got his start in Hollywood while still a journalist when he sold a script called "Why Can't I Be Audrey Hepburn?" to Steven Spielberg during the 1990s. Murphy said that Spielberg was interested in the script in part because he had directed Hepburn in her last film, Always (1989). As of the... See more »

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