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Peter Hedges

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Birthday
6, 1962
Birthplace
Iowa
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
6, 1962 (age 57)
Birthplace
Iowa

About

Screenwriter who is best known for adapting his book What's Eating Gilbert Grape for the screen. He also wrote and directed 2012's The Odd Life of Timothy Green.

Before Fame

He was part of the improv group The Bakers Dozen and published his first novel What's Eating Gilbert Grape? in 1991.

Trivia

He received an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for About a Boy in 2002.

Family Life

He married poet Susan Bruce.

Associated With

He wrote the screenplay for the 1993 drama What's Eating Gilbert Grape?, which starred a young Johnny Depp.