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Stephen Gaghan

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Birthday
6, 1965
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
6, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Louisville, KY

About

Filmmaker who won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2000 for writing the film Traffic.

Before Fame

He was a standout soccer player in his high school, and claimed to have spent much of his youth addicted to alcohol and narcotics.

Trivia

He wrote and directed the political thriller Syriana, which also received critical acclaim.

Family Life

His second wife Minnie Mortimer was the heiress to the Standard Oil fortune and a fashion designer.

Associated With

His film Syriana earned George Clooney the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.