Brian Helgeland Biography (1961-)

Full name, Brian Thomas Helgeland; born January 17, 1961 in Providence, RI; raised in New Bedford, MA; son of Karin Helgeland; children: two. Addresses: Agent: International Creative Management, 8942 Wilshire Blvd., BeverlyHills, CA 90211.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Producer, director, writer
Birth Details
January 17, 1961
Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Coproducer, Highway to Hell, Hemdale Releasing, 1992
  • Coproducer, L.A. Confidential, Warner Bros., 1997
  • Director, Payback (also known as Parker), Paramount, 1998
  • Director and producer, A Knight's Tale, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2000
  • Director and producer, The Order (also known as The Sin Eater and Sin Eater--Die seele des bosen), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • Film Appearances
  • Himself, L.A. Confidential ... Off the Record (documentary short),Warner Home Video, 1998
  • Himself, The Rules of Love (documentary short), Columbia TriStar,2001
  • Himself, The Rock Music Scene in 1370 (documentary short), Columbia TriStar, 2001
  • Himself, Stories for the People (documentary short), Columbia TriStar, 2001
  • Himself, The Marquee Event (documentary short), Columbia TriStar,2001
  • Himself, Tournaments: A Cross Between Pro Football and Stock Car Racing (documentary short), Columbia TriStar, 2001
  • Himself, Heath Ledger Profile (documentary short), Columbia TriStar, 2001
  • Himself, School of Hard Knocks (documentary short), Columbia TriStar, 2001
  • Himself, The World's First Sports Promoter (documentary short), Columbia TriStar, 2001
  • Himself, Sexy Armour and a Rock Band on Tour (documentary short),Columbia TriStar, 2001
  • Himself, "Mystic River": Beneath the Surface (documentary short),Warner Home Video, 2004
  • Himself, "Mystic River": From Page to Screen (documentary short),Warner Home Video, 2004
  • Himself, Vengeance Is Mine: Reinventing "Man on Fire" (documentary), Twentieth Century-Fox Home Entertainment, 2005
  • Television Work
  • Episodic
  • Director, "A Slight Case of Murder," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1996
  • Television Appearances
  • Specials
  • The 70th Annual Academy Awards, ABC, 1998
  • Himself, The Making of "A Knight's Tale" (documentary), HBO, 2001
  • Himself, The Making of "Man on Fire" (documentary), 2004
  • Episodic
  • Himself, "A Knight's Tale," HBO First Look, HBO, 2001
  • Himself, "Man on Fire," HBO First Look, HBO, 2004
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • (With Scott Pierce) A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master(based on a story by Helgeland and William Kotzwinkle), New Line Cinema, 1988
  • (With Rhet Topham) 976-EVIL, New Line Cinema, 1988
  • Highway to Hell, Hemdale Releasing, 1992
  • Assassins (also known as Day of Reckoning), Warner Bros., 1995
  • (With Curtis Hanson) L.A. Confidential (based on a novel by JamesEllroy), Warner Bros., 1997
  • Conspiracy Theory, Warner Bros., 1997
  • (With Eric Roth) The Postman (based on a novel by David Brin), Warner Bros., 1997
  • Payback (also known as Parker), Paramount, 1998
  • (With Warren Beatty and Jeremy Pikser) Bulworth, 1998
  • A Knight's Tale, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2000
  • Blood Work, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Mystic River, Warner Bros., 2003
  • The Order (also known as The Sin Eater and Sin Eater--Die seele des bosen), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2003
  • Man on Fire, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2004
  • Cirque du Freak, 2006
  • Television Episodes
  • Friday the 13th: The Series (also known as Friday the 13thand Friday's Curse), syndicated, 1987
  • "A Slight Case of Murder," Tales from the Crypt, HBO, 1996

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, August 8, 1997, p. 37
    • The Standard-Times (New Bedford, MA), March 19, 1998

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