Grant Heslov

Actor, Writer, Producer

Born: Los Angeles, California, USA


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Grant Heslov (born May 15, 1963) is an American actor, filmproducer, screenwriter and director. His acting credits include filmslike True Lies, Dantes Peak, Enemy of the State, The Scorpion Kingand Good Night, and Good Luck. and several credits in TV series(Family Ties, L.A. Law, Catch Me If You Can, the 1989 directorialdebut by Stephen Sommers, Matlock, Sleeper Cell). He also appeared inCongo as the hapless assistant Richard and in Black Sheep as a cop,who is a friend to Mike Donnelly (played by Chris Farley). Heslov was born in Los Angeles, California, into a Jewish familyand was raised in the Palos Verdes area of Los Angeles. He attendedPalos Verdes High School, the University of Southern California (USC)along with friend Tate Donovan. He is a member of Phi Kappa Psi. He was the Academy Award-nominated producer and screenwriter ofGood Night, and Good Luck. Together with George Clooney, he was alsonominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. Heslov alsoappears in the film as Don Hewitt, the director of the TV series SeeIt Now, around which the movie is centered. In August 2006, he andGeorge Clooney started a movie company, Smoke House. Heslov is currently writing screenplays with his business partnerGeorge Clooney. He has also recently directed a screen adaptation ofThe Men Who Stare At Goats starring Clooney, Ewan McGregor and KevinSpacey. Description above from the Wikipedia article Grant Heslov,licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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