Vince Gilligan

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George Vincent Gilligan Jr. (born February 10, 1967) is an American writer, producer, and director.wikipedia
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Breaking Bad

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He is known for his television work, specifically as creator, head writer, executive producer, and director of AMC's Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul.
Breaking Bad is an American neo-Western crime drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan.

Better Call Saul

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He is known for his television work, specifically as creator, head writer, executive producer, and director of AMC's Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul. In September 2013, Sony Pictures Television announced a deal with AMC to produce a Breaking Bad spin-off prequel entitled Better Call Saul, to focus on character Saul Goodman from the original series, before he became Walter Whites lawyer, and to star Bob Odenkirk reprising his role as the title character.
Better Call Saul is an American television crime drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould.

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

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Outside of television, he co-wrote the screenplay for the 2008 film Hancock and wrote and directed the Breaking Bad sequel film, El Camino, released on October 11, 2019.
Series creator Vince Gilligan wrote, directed, and produced the film, while Aaron Paul reprised his role as Jesse Pinkman.

The Lone Gunmen (TV series)

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He was a writer and producer for The X-Files and was the co-creator of its spin-off The Lone Gunmen.
The Lone Gunmen is an American conspiracy fiction thriller drama television series created by Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz.

Soft Light (The X-Files)

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Gilligan was a fan of the show, and submitted a script to Fox which became the second-season episode "Soft Light".
It was written by Vince Gilligan and directed by James A. Contner.

Walter White (Breaking Bad)

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He added that his goal with Walter White was to turn him from "Mr. Chips into Scarface". In September 2013, Sony Pictures Television announced a deal with AMC to produce a Breaking Bad spin-off prequel entitled Better Call Saul, to focus on character Saul Goodman from the original series, before he became Walter Whites lawyer, and to star Bob Odenkirk reprising his role as the title character.
Series creator Vince Gilligan has described his goal with Walter White as "turning Mr. Chips into Scarface" and deliberately made the character less sympathetic over the course of the series.

Interlochen Center for the Arts

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Gilligan won a scholarship to attend the prestigious Interlochen Center for the Arts.

Box Cutter (Breaking Bad)

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The Writers Guild of America has awarded him four times in straight succession, from 2012 to 2014; three as a part of the Breaking Bad writing team and one individually for writing the episode "Box Cutter".
Written by series creator Vince Gilligan and directed by Adam Bernstein, "Box Cutter" originally aired on AMC in the United States on July 17, 2011.

Hancock (film)

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Outside of television, he co-wrote the screenplay for the 2008 film Hancock and wrote and directed the Breaking Bad sequel film, El Camino, released on October 11, 2019.
Vince Gilligan and John August rewrote Ngo's script, and Jonathan Mostow was attached to direct the film.

Felina (Breaking Bad)

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In 2014, he won the Directors Guild of America Award for directing the finale of Breaking Bad, "Felina".
Written and directed by series creator Vince Gilligan, it aired on AMC in the United States and Canada on September 29, 2013.

Peter Gould (writer)

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Gilligan co-created the series with Breaking Bad writer Peter Gould, with both of them acting as showrunners.
He is currently the co-creator and co-showrunner, with Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan, of the show's spinoff, Better Call Saul.

Uno (Better Call Saul)

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The first episode, which Gilligan directed and co-wrote, premiered on February 8, 2015.
The episode was written by series creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, and directed by Gilligan.

Saul Goodman

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In September 2013, Sony Pictures Television announced a deal with AMC to produce a Breaking Bad spin-off prequel entitled Better Call Saul, to focus on character Saul Goodman from the original series, before he became Walter Whites lawyer, and to star Bob Odenkirk reprising his role as the title character.
He is portrayed by Bob Odenkirk, and was created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould.

Home Fries

While at NYU, he wrote the screenplay for Home Fries; Gilligan received the Virginia Governor's Screenwriting Award in 1989 for the screenplay which was later turned into a film.
The script was originally penned by writer Vince Gilligan for a film class at New York University.

Richmond, Virginia

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Gilligan was born on February 10, 1967 in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Gail, a grade school teacher, and George Vincent Gilligan Sr., an insurance claims adjuster.
Tom Wolfe was born in Richmond, as was Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan.

L. C. Bird High School

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After graduating from Lloyd C. Bird High School in 1985, Gilligan went on to attend NYU's Tisch School of the Arts on a scholarship, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in film production.

Directors Guild of America Award

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Gilligan has won three Primetime Emmy Awards, six Writers Guild of America Awards, two Critics' Choice Television Awards and Producers Guild of America Awards, one Directors Guild of America Award and a BAFTA.

A.M.P.E.D.

In 2007, Gilligan and fellow The X-Files producer Frank Spotnitz wrote a sci-fi pilot entitled A.M.P.E.D., which was not picked up for a full series.
A.M.P.E.D. is a 2007 American television series created by Vince Gilligan and Frank Spotnitz.

Pusher (The X-Files)

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It originally aired on the Fox network on February 23, 1996, and was written by Vince Gilligan and directed by Rob Bowman.

Leonard Betts

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It was written by Vince Gilligan, John Shiban, and Frank Spotnitz, directed by Kim Manners, and featured a guest appearance by Paul McCrane as Leonard Betts/Albert Tanner.

Unusual Suspects (The X-Files)

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It was written by Vince Gilligan and directed by Kim Manners and aired in the United States on November 16, 1997 on the Fox network.

Unruhe

"Unruhe" was written by Vince Gilligan, directed by Rob Bowman, and featured a guest appearance from Pruitt Taylor Vince.

Paper Hearts

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It was written by Vince Gilligan, directed by Rob Bowman, and featured guest appearances by Tom Noonan, Rebecca Toolan and Vanessa Morley.

Farmville, Virginia

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His parents divorced in 1974 and he and his younger brother, Patrick, were raised in Farmville and Chesterfield County, and attended the laboratory school run by Longwood College.

Memento Mori (The X-Files)

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It was directed by Rob Bowman, and written by series creator Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, John Shiban and Frank Spotnitz.