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Gary Ross

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3, 1956
Los Angeles, CA
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3, 1956 (age 64)
Los Angeles, CA


Director, writer, and producer best known for directing the 2012 film The Hunger Games. His screenplay for the 1988 film Big earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay while his 2004 film Seabiscuit earned him Academy Award nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Picture.

Before Fame

He was a novelist before deciding to pursue a career in the film industry.


He made his directorial debut with the 1998 feature Pleasantville, which he also wrote and produced.

Family Life

His father, screenwriter Arthur A. Ross, raised him in Los Angeles, California. He married Allison Thomas, who co-produced Pleasantville and served as executive producer for Seabiscuit.

Associated With

He directed Tobey Maguire in both Pleasantville and Seabiscuit.