|Who is it?||Producer, Writer, Director|
|Birth Day||September 11, 1956|
|Birth Place||Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States|
|Tony Gilroy age||67 YEARS OLD|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, film director|
|Notable work||Armageddon, Duplicity, Bourne series, Michael Clayton|
|Parent(s)||Frank D. Gilroy Ruth Dorothy Gaydos|
|Relatives||Dan Gilroy (brother) John Gilroy (brother)|
Tony Gilroy, an acclaimed producer, writer, and director hailing from the United States, is recognized for his exceptional contributions to the film industry. As of 2023, his net worth is estimated to be an impressive $12 million. With his remarkable talents and expertise, Gilroy has captivated audiences worldwide through his exceptional storytelling and creative vision. Over the years, he has worked on numerous successful projects, allowing him to accumulate significant wealth while garnering critical acclaim in the process. Tony Gilroy's immense contributions to the industry have undoubtedly solidified his position as one of the most influential figures in film production and direction.
Gilroy was born in Manhattan, New York, the son of Ruth Dorothy (née Gaydos), a Sculptor and Writer, and Frank D. Gilroy, an award-winning Playwright, Director, and movie Producer, who received the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for his play The Subject Was Roses in 1965. He is the brother of Screenwriter Dan Gilroy and Editor John Gilroy. Through his father, he is of Italian, Irish and German descent. He has two children, Sam and Kathryn, and is married to Susan Gilroy.
Gilroy was raised in Washingtonville, New York. He graduated from Washingtonville High School in 1974 at 16 years old and attended Boston University for two years before dropping out to concentrate on his music career.
Gilroy has written many scripts for film, starting with the script for The Cutting Edge in 1992. This was followed by Dolores Claiborne in 1995 and The Devil's Advocate in 1997. He was one of five credited Writers on Michael Bay's Armageddon, the highest-grossing film of 1998. Gilroy's next script was Proof of Life in 2000. In 2002, 2003 and 2007 he wrote the screenplays for The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, and wrote and directed the next installment of the Bourne series, The Bourne Legacy (2012).
Gilroy's directorial debut was in 2007, when he directed the film Michael Clayton, which his brother John Gilroy edited. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actor. In addition to its Edgar Award, the film won one Oscar, for Best Supporting Actress (Tilda Swinton). The film was a box-office success, grossing over $92 million worldwide.
He also wrote and directed his next film, Duplicity, released March 20, 2009, and starring Clive Owen, Julia Roberts and Tom Wilkinson. He then took over as Director of the next entry in the Bourne series as well as co-writing; the film, The Bourne Legacy, was released August 10, 2012, starring Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Joan Allen, and Albert Finney.
In September 2013, Gilroy delivered a screenwriting lecture as part of the BAFTA and BFI Screenwriters' Lecture Series.
In 2016, Gilroy co-wrote the script to the sci-fi war film Rogue One, directed by Gareth Edwards. It is a prequel to the 1977 classic Star Wars. Gilroy shared writing duties with fellow filmmaker Chris Weitz.