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Vince Gilligan

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10, 1967
Richmond, VA
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10, 1967 (age 54)
Richmond, VA


Best known as creator, lead writer and producer of the AMC drama series Breaking Bad starring Bryan Cranston and the show's spin-off Better Call Saul. He initially broke into TV as a writer and producer on The X-Files.

Before Fame

He studied film production at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and wrote the script for Home Fries for one of his classes. The script was later turned into a 1998 film starring Drew Barrymore.


He appeared in a 2014 episode of the comedy series Community entitled "VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing."

Family Life

He was born to a grade school teacher and an insurance claims adjuster. He has been in a longterm relationship with Holly Rice since 1991.

Associated With

In 2008, he cast a relatively unknown actor named Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad, and Paul went on to receive rave reviews for his performance in the series.