Alan Ball (I)

Producer | Writer | Miscellaneous Crew
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KNOWN FOR 
American Beauty (1999) | True Blood (2008-2014) | Six Feet Under (2001-2005)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 29 nominations More »
BORN 
May 13, 1957 (age 60)
HEIGHT 
6' 0" (1.83m)

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Projects in Development (2 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Television in Production (1 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNTSTATUS
  • Primary photo for Here, NowHere, Now (TV Series) Writer (created by) ( 10 episodes, 2017–  ) , Executive Producer ( 10 episodes, 2017–  ) , Director ( 1 episode, 2017 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2017 )  Less 2017–  10 Pre-Prod
    • Episode #1.10 (2017) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Episode #1.9 (2017) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
    • Episode #1.8 (2017) Executive Producer, Writer (created by)  Less
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Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 5 Women Wearing the Same Dress5 Women Wearing the Same Dress (Short) Writer  Less 2015 CAD 2K
  • Primary photo for Tru: A XXX ParodyTru: A XXX Parody (Video) Writer (based on the characters created by)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for TowelheadTowelhead Director, Producer, Writer (written for the screen by)  Less 2007 $371K / —
  • Primary photo for The M WordThe M Word (Short) Writer  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for I Will Follow You Into the DarkI Will Follow You Into the Dark (Short) Special Thanks  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for ShowboyShowboy Himself - Executive Producer, 'Six Feet Under', Special Thanks  Less 2002 $300K $7K / —
  • Primary photo for The ParlorThe Parlor (Short) Executive Producer  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for American BeautyAmerican Beauty Co-Producer, Writer  Less 1999 $15MM $130MM / $226MM
Past Television (11 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (TV Movie) Executive Producer  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for DrakulDrakul (TV Movie) Inspired By  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for BansheeBanshee (TV Series) Executive Producer ( 20 episodes, 2013–2015 )  Less 2013–2015 20
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  • Primary photo for VirtuosoVirtuoso (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2015
  • Primary photo for True BloodTrue Blood (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 80 episodes, 2008–2014 ) , Executive Producer ( 80 episodes, 2008–2014 ) , Writer ( 12 episodes, 2008–2012 ) , Director ( 3 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008–2014 81
    • Thank You (Aug 24, 2014) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Love Is to Die (Aug 17, 2014) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • Almost Home (Aug 10, 2014) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for A Drop of True BloodA Drop of True Blood (TV Series) Writer ( 6 episodes, 2010 ) , Writer (creator) ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 6
    • Jason (Jun 1, 2010) Writer (uncredited)  Less
    • Bill (May 23, 2010) Writer (creator), Writer (uncredited)  Less
    • Sam (May 18, 2010) Writer (uncredited)  Less
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  • Primary photo for All Signs of DeathAll Signs of Death (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Six Feet UnderSix Feet Under (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 63 episodes, 2001–2005 ) , Executive Producer ( 63 episodes, 2001–2005 ) , Writer ( 9 episodes, 2001–2005 ) , Director ( 6 episodes, 2001–2005 ) , New Image Rep #3 / Billy's Psychiatrist ( 2 episodes, 2001–2005 )  Less 2001–2005 63
    • Everyone's Waiting (Aug 21, 2005) New Image Rep #3 (voice) (uncredited), Director, Executive Producer, Writer (creator), Writer  Less
    • Static (Aug 14, 2005) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
    • All Alone (Aug 7, 2005) Executive Producer, Writer (creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Oh, Grow UpOh, Grow Up (TV Series) Writer (creator) ( 13 episodes, 1999 ) , Executive Producer ( 13 episodes, 1999 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 1999 )  Less 1999 13
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  • Primary photo for CybillCybill (TV Series) Co-Producer ( 24 episodes, 1995–1996 ) , Co-Executive Producer ( 24 episodes, 1997–1998 ) , Supervising Producer ( 17 episodes, 1996–1997 ) , Story Editor ( 9 episodes, 1995 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 5 episodes, 1995–1998 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 1995–1996 ) , Writer (story by) ( 4 episodes, 1997–1998 )  Less 1995–1998 74
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  • Primary photo for Grace Under FireGrace Under Fire (TV Series) Story Editor ( 10 episodes, 1995 ) , Writer ( 3 episodes, 1994–1995 ) , Writer (teleplay by) ( 1 episode, 1994 ) , Writer (story by) ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994–1995 12
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Self (19 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Future of FearThe Future of Fear (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2011 $750K
  • Primary photo for America in PrimetimeAmerica in Primetime (TV Series) Himself - Creator, Six Feet Under & True Blood ( 3 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011
    • The Crusader (Nov 20, 2011) Himself - Creator, Six Feet Under & True Blood  Less
    • The Misfit (Nov 13, 2011) Himself - Creator, Six Feet Under & True Blood  Less
    • Man of the House (Nov 6, 2011) Himself - Creator, Six Feet Under & True Blood  Less
  • Primary photo for Scream Awards 2010Scream Awards 2010 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2010 $10K
  • Primary photo for Scream Awards 2009Scream Awards 2009 (TV Special) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for The Culture ShowThe Culture Show (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for True Blood-Lines: A New TypeTrue Blood-Lines: A New Type (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for HBO First LookHBO First Look (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Life and Loss: The Impact of 'Six Feet Under'Life and Loss: The Impact of 'Six Feet Under' (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Six Feet Under: In MemoriamSix Feet Under: In Memoriam (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Tavis SmileyTavis Smiley (TV Series) Himself - Guest ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Cut by Cut: Editing 'Six Feet Under'Cut by Cut: Editing 'Six Feet Under' (TV Short) Himself  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Anatomy of a Working StiffAnatomy of a Working Stiff (Video) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The 14th Annual Producers Guild of America AwardsThe 14th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The 54th Annual Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 54th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series and Nominated: Outstanding Drama Series  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for In the LifeIn the Life (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The 59th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Television Series Drama  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for American Beauty: Look Closer...American Beauty: Look Closer... (Video) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The 72nd Annual Academy AwardsThe 72nd Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Original Screenplay  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The 57th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Screenplay  Less 2000
Archive Footage (1 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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