David Benioff

David Benioff

  • Highest Rated: 78% 25th Hour (2003)
  • Lowest Rated: 26% Gemini Man (2019)
  • Birthday: Not Available
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Is the son of Stephen Friedman, who was an executive with Goldman Sachs, an advisor to President George W. Bush and a chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Was on the wrestling team in high school. Wrote a master's thesis on Samuel Beckett. Met fellow student D.B. Weiss while attending Trinity College, Dublin. The two became friends and eventually adapted George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of novels into the TV series Game of Thrones, which debuted on HBO in 2011. Worked as a high-school teacher, DJ and club bouncer. Wrote a novel as his creative writing thesis in 1999. Titled The 25th Hour, it was published in 2001; he also wrote the screenplay for its 2002 film adaptation. Was married in 2006 in New York City at Friends Seminary, a Quaker school his wife, Amanda Peet, attended.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

26% Gemini Man Screenwriter 2019
63% Brothers Screenwriter $28.6M 2009
37% X-Men Origins - Wolverine Screenwriter $179.8M 2009
No Score Yet Kashmir Producer 2009
65% The Kite Runner Screenwriter $15.7M 2007
27% Stay Screenwriter $3.4M 2005
54% Troy Screenwriter $132.6M 2004
78% 25th Hour Screenwriter 2003

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest
  • 2019
89% Game of Thrones
2011
Producer Executive Producer Creator Screenwriter Director
  • 2019
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest
  • 2016
No Score Yet Late Night With Seth Meyers
2014
Guest
  • 2015
  • 2014
96% It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
2005
Screenwriter
  • 2013
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson
2005-2014
Guest
  • 2012

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