Christopher McQuarrie is a 1968 born American director, producer and Academy Award-winning screenwriter. He is quite popular for his work in the Hollywood film industry. Born and brought up in Princeton Junction, New Jersey, he traveled for the five years of college and worked at a detective agency that he left immediately after writing his first screen play for the movie Public Access by
Bryan Singer. After leaving his job at the detective agency, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the Hollywood film industry.
Christopher McQuarrie regularly co-ordinates in work with his childhood friend and director Bryan Singer, with whom he has co-written the screenplay of Valkyrie, Edge of Tomorrow and Jack, The Giant Slayer. He has also won the Academy Award and the BAFTA Award in the category of ‘Best Original Screenplay’ for The Usual Suspects. Not only this, but the screenplay has also been named as one of the best screenplays ever written by Writer’s Guild of America. McQuarrie is not only an amazing writer, but also a famous and well-known Hollywood movie director and producer. He has directed movies like
The Way of the Gun, Mission: Impossible-Rogue Nation, and
He has produced Valkyrie and Jack Reacher: Never Go back. He has also written and produced the television show Persons Unknown. Other movies written by Christopher McQuarrie include X-Men,
The Wolverine, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, etc. He has also written the TV shows NYPD Blue and The Underworld. Christopher did his schooling from West Windsor-Plainsboro High School, after which he worked on the post of an assistant at Christ Church Grammar School, Perth, Australia.
After nine months, he was fired from the job, and after that, he took up a job at the detective agency, where he worked for quite some time before writing his first official screenplay for his friend Singer. Christopher McQuarrrie is an exceptionally talented individual who has bagged many prestigious awards throughout his career in the Hollywood film industry. Besides the Academy and the BAFTA Awards, he has also received the Edgar Allan Poe Award for writing and the Independent Spirit Award.
McQuarrie was also nominated to the list of ’25 Future Powers under 35’ list by the Premier Magazine in the year 2002. He has frequently worked with actors like
Ethan Hawke, Johny Depp,
Angelina Jolie, etc.