Birthday: 1976

Derek Connolly is a famous screenwriter known for many great movies. He is mainly known for his work in sci-fi movies. He was born in in one of the famous islands in the world, Miami in Florida. He graduated from Palmetto High School in Miami and was always keen on acting.

He tried acting and writing during college and was passionate about it. He later studied acting and writing at the NYU Film School. He learned the basics behind making a film. He is a very intense person and loves his work. Derek loves the movie ‘The Tale of Despereaux’ and always tells tales about it to other people. His first TV movie came out in 2005, ‘Gary: Under Crisis’. Later in 2012, he wrote and produced ‘Safety Not Guaranteed’, which was a big hit. The movie was loved by all and Derek received a unique identity. He is an excellent writer and has shown it now and then with his work. Due to his success in Safety Not Guaranteed, he was offered many movies. He also wrote the screenplay for ‘ Jurassic World’ in 2015. The movie was great and received many positive responses. As the movie was a huge hit, he is offered for writing the sequel to the movie. He has also signed some epic films as ‘ Monster Trucks’, ‘Kong: Skull Island’ and ‘Intelligent Life’. He is also announced as the writer for ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’. He is just started to bloom as a screenwriter and has already bagged some great movies under his belt. He has also acted in the movie ‘The 4th. He has also received the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award and Independent Spirit Award for his Safety Not Guaranteed film. He has already gained a lot of success in his life and with the work he is doing, he is expected to become even more famous and renowned.

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