Screenwriter who is best recognized for penning the films Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Adaptation, Anomalisa, and Being John Malcovich. He made his directorial debut with 2008's Synecdoche, New York.
He got his start in television by writing two episodes for the series Get a Life in 1991.
He won his first Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
He had two children with his wife Denise.
He worked with actress Kate Winslet on the film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.