Stephen Chbosky

Director, Writer

Born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

BIOGRAPHY

Stephen Chbosky (ʃəˈbɒski; born January 25, 1970) is an American novelist, screenwriter, and film director best known for writing The New York Times bestselling coming-of-age novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower (1999), as well as for screenwriting and directing the film version of the same book, starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, and Ezra Miller. He also wrote the screenplay for the 2005 film Rent, and Disney's 2017 live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast alongside with Evan Spiliotopoulos and was co-creator, executive producer, and writer of the CBS television series Jericho, which began airing in 2006.

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