Grant Heslov

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/15/1963, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor; producer; director; screenwriter
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Grant Heslov Fast Facts:
  • Loaned George Clooney $100 to pay for headshots when Clooney was still a struggling actor.
  • Transitioned from being a character actor to behind-the-camera work in the early 2000s, receiving his first coproducer credit on the 2003 film Intolerable Cruelty.
  • In 2005, he and his wife used their airline miles to purchase 16 plane tickets to evacuate survivors of Hurricane Katrina; they also opened their home to a family who had lost everything in the storm for five months while they put their lives back together.
  • Cofounded the production company Smokehouse Pictures in 2006 with his longtime friend George Clooney.
  • Grant Heslov Relationships:
  • Olivia Heslov - Daughter
  • Lysa Heslov - Wife
  • Maya Heslov - Daughter
  • Grant Heslov Awards:
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2006 Golden Globe: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2005 Oscar: Best Writing (Original Screenplay) - Nominee
  • 2005 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Film - Nominee
  • 2012 Golden Globe: Best Screenplay - Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2012 Oscar: Best Motion Picture of the Year - Winner
  • 2012 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Film - Winner
  • 2005 Oscar: Best Motion Picture of the Year - Nominee
  • 2011 Oscar: Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) - Nominee
  • 2005 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Original Screenplay - Nominee
  • 2011 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Adapted Screenplay - Nominee
  • College:
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (BFA in Theatre, 1986)

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