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Author David BenioffDavid Benioff was born on September 25, 1970 in New York City. He is an alumnus of The Collegiate School and a Dartmouth College alumnus. He also attended the University of California Irvine and Trinity College Dublin, and received a Master of Fine Arts degree in the creative writing program. After working as a club bouncer and radio DJ, he became a high school English teacher and Poly Prep in Brooklyn, New York City.

Benioff is a screenwriter, television producer, and novelist. While working as a high school English teacher, he wrote the book The 25th Hour, and later adapted it into a screenplay, which was filmed starring Edward Norton and directed by Spike Lee. In 2004, he wrote a collection of stories titled, When the Nines Roll Over. His second novel, City of Thieves, was published in 2008.

In 2006, Benioff married actress Amanda Peet in New York City

On April 10, 2014, Benioff announced he and D.B. Weiss had taken on their first feature film project to write, produce and direct Dirty White Boys, a novel by Pulitzer prize-winning author Stephen Hunter.

He is also the co-creator and writer for the HBO hit series "Game of Thones".

David Benioff Book List
Similar authors: Gillian Flynn, Eric Garcia, Joe R. Lansdale, Dennis Lehane

David Benioff Bibliography

  • The 25th Hour - 2002
  • When the Nines Roll Over (and Other Stories) - 2004
  • City of Thieves - 2008
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