Diablo Cody



  • Birth Name: Brook Busey
  • Birth Place: Lemont, IL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/14/1978, Gemini
  • Profession: Writer
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Diablo Cody Fast Facts:
  • Took her pen name during a drive through Cody, WY, while listening to a song called "El Diablo."
  • While working at an ad agency in Minneapolis in 2003, she entered an amateur stripper contest on a whim, then quit her day job to strip full-time and work at a peep show; wrote a 2005 memoir called Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper
  • Was signed by a Hollywood literary manager after he discovered her blog.
  • Received an Oscar for the first screenplay she wrote, Juno.
  • In 2011, started hosting an online interview program called Red Band Trailer, which features Cody interviewing celebrities in an Airstream trailer.
  • Served as cochair for the Athena Film Festival, which celebrates women's leadership, in 2013.
  • Diablo Cody Relationships:
  • Pam Busey - Mother
  • Jon Hunt - Ex-husband
  • Marc Busey - Brother
  • Dan Maurio - Husband
  • Marcello Daniel Maurio - Son
  • Greg Busey - Father
  • Diablo Cody Awards:
  • 2008 Golden Globe: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2007 Oscar: Best Writing (Original Screenplay) - Winner
  • 2007 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Original Screenplay - Winner
  • College:
  • University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA (2000)


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