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Ryan Murphy (I)

Writer | Producer | Music Department
KNOWN FOR 
Glee (2009–2015) | American Horror Story (2011– ) | Nip/Tuck (2003–2010)
AWARDS 
Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 10 wins & 36 nominations More »
BORN 
Nov 30, 1965 (age 49)

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Projects in Development (7 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (10 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (14 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for American Horror StoryAmerican Horror Story (TV Series) Executive Producer (64 episodes, 2011– ), Writer (Created By) (63 episodes, 2011– ), Writer (10 episodes, 2011–2015), Director (5 episodes, 2011–2015), Writer (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2011–  64
    • Episode #5.13 (Jan 20, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • Episode #5.12 (Jan 13, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • Episode #5.11 (Jan 6, 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Scream QueensScream Queens (TV Series) Writer (Created By) (15 episodes, 2015– ), Executive Producer (15 episodes, 2015– ), Writer (2 episodes, 2015– ), Director (1 episode, 2015), Writer  Less 2015–  15
    • Episode #1.15 (Jan 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less
    • Episode #1.14 (Jan 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • Episode #1.13 (Jan 2016) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for GleeGlee (TV Series) Writer (Created By) (121 episodes, 2009–2015), Executive Producer (121 episodes, 2009–2015), Executive Music Producer (87 episodes, 2009–2014), Producer (featured songs) (56 episodes, 2010–2012), Writer (30 episodes, 2009–2015), Director (8 episodes, 2009–2011), Producer (Misery, Candles, Raise Your Glass) (1 episode, 2011), Producer (Somewhere Only We Know) (1 episode, 2011), Writer (Story) (1 episode, 2010), Producer (Silly Love Songs and When I Get You Alone) (1 episode, 2011), Writer (Teleplay) (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2009–2015 121
    • Dreams Come True (Mar 20, 2015) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less
    • 2009 (Mar 20, 2015) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less
    • We Built This Glee Club (Mar 13, 2015) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for American Horror Story FreakShow: Extra-Ordinary-ArtistsAmerican Horror Story FreakShow: Extra-Ordinary-Artists (TV Mini-series) Director (5 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014 5
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  • Primary photo for The Normal HeartThe Normal Heart (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer, Writer (uncredited)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for OpenOpen (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Mentiras PerfectasMentiras Perfectas (TV Series) Writer (Story) (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for The New NormalThe New Normal (TV Series) Writer (Created By) (22 episodes, 2012–2013), Executive Producer (22 episodes, 2012–2013), Writer (5 episodes, 2012–2013), Director (4 episodes, 2012), Writer ("Bryan's Song") (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012–2013 22
    • The Big Day (Apr 2, 2013) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less
    • Finding Name-O (Apr 2, 2013) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • About a Boy Scout (Mar 26, 2013) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Glee ProjectThe Glee Project (TV Series) Himself (23 episodes, 2011–2012), Executive Producer (7 episodes, 2011–2012)  Less 2011–2012 23
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  • Primary photo for Nip/TuckNip/Tuck (TV Series) Writer (Created By) (100 episodes, 2003–2010), Executive Producer (100 episodes, 2003–2010), Writer (24 episodes, 2003–2010), Director (8 episodes, 2003–2006)  Less 2003–2010 100
    • Hiro Yoshimura (Mar 3, 2010) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less
    • Walter and Edith Krieger (Feb 24, 2010) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • Christian Troy II (Feb 17, 2010) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Glee: Director's Cut Pilot EpisodeGlee: Director's Cut Pilot Episode (TV Movie) Himself (segment "Deconstructing Glee with Ryan Murphy"), Director, Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Pretty/HandsomePretty/Handsome (TV Movie) Director, Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for St. SassSt. Sass (TV Movie) Executive Producer, Writer  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for PopularPopular (TV Series) Writer (Created By) (43 episodes, 1999–2001), Executive Producer (43 episodes, 1999–2001), Writer (15 episodes, 1999–2001), Director (2 episodes, 2001), Writer (Teleplay) (2 episodes, 2000–2001), Writer (Story) (1 episode, 2001)  Less 1999–2001 43
    • Promblems (May 18, 2001) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer  Less
    • Don't Tug on Superman's Cape... (May 11, 2001) Executive Producer, Writer (Creator)  Less
    • I Know What You Did Last Spring Break (May 4, 2001) Director, Executive Producer, Writer (Creator), Writer (Story), Writer (Teleplay)  Less
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Self (27 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
  • Primary photo for Entertainment TonightEntertainment Tonight (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Creator, Glee / Himself - Producer (10 episodes, 2010–2015)  Less 2010–2015
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  • Primary photo for The 66th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 66th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominee: Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special / Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special / Outstanding Miniseries and Winner: Outstanding Television Movie  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The Writers' RoomThe Writers' Room (TV Series) Himself - Co-Creator / Executive Producer (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • American Horror Story (Sep 2, 2013) Himself - Co-Creator / Executive Producer  Less
  • Primary photo for The 64th Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 64th Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Nominated: Outstanding Miniseries or Movie  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for 2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys2012 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys (TV Movie) Himself - Presenter  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Behind the Seams: The 14th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards SpecialBehind the Seams: The 14th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards Special (TV Special) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for BiographyBiography (TV Series) Himself - Creator, Executive Producer, Glee (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
    • Glee: Keep on Believin' (Apr 10, 2012) Himself - Creator, Executive Producer, Glee  Less
  • Primary photo for Inside the Actors StudioInside the Actors Studio (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Watch What Happens: LiveWatch What Happens: Live (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Stevie Nicks Goes GleeStevie Nicks Goes Glee (Video) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Glee: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley CenterGlee: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center (Video) Himself  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Cinema 3Cinema 3 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Días de cineDías de cine (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Le grand journal de Canal+Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Premio Donostia a Julia RobertsPremio Donostia a Julia Roberts (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The 62nd Primetime Emmy AwardsThe 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series and Nominated: Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series & Outstanding Comedy Series  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Made in HollywoodMade in Hollywood (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The 8th Annual TV Land AwardsThe 8th Annual TV Land Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The Oprah Winfrey ShowThe Oprah Winfrey Show (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for The 67th Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Glee Casting SessionGlee Casting Session (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Sexo en serieSexo en serie (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for I Love New YorkI Love New York (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Film '72Film '72 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Charlie RoseCharlie Rose (TV Series) Himself - Guest (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Life After Film SchoolLife After Film School (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for The 62nd Annual Golden Globe AwardsThe 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner: Best Television Series - Drama  Less 2005

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