John Ridley

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Birthday
12, 1965
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1965 (age 53)
Birthplace
Milwaukee, WI

About

Screenwriter who won the 2014 Oscar Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave. He first became known for writing the screenplay for Three Kings.

Before Fame

He got his start as a novelist, publishing his first work, Stray Dogs, in 1997.

Trivia

He authored the prolific graphic novel, The American Way.

Family Life

He was raised in Milwaukee.

Associated With

David Russell specifically commissioned him to write the screenplay for the award-winning film, Three Kings.