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List of famous male scriptwriters, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male scriptwriters list contains the most prominent and top males known for being scriptwriters. There are thousand of males working as scriptwriters in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic scriptwriters have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a scriptwriter then the people below should give you inspiration.

Everything from David Ashton to Michel Vuillermoz is included on this list.

While this isn't a list of all male scriptwriters, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male scriptwriters?" and "Who are the best male scriptwriters?"
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Sreenivasan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Scriptwriters
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Sreenivasan is an Indian film actor, screenwriter, director, and producer known for his work in Malayalam cinema. He has written for over 50 films and has acted in over 200 films. Sreenivasan has written the screenplays for films such as Sanmanassullavarkku Samadhanam, Gandhinagar 2nd Street, ...more

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Age: 59

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer Film Director

Credits: Kaalapani, Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala, Vadakkunokkiyantram, Sadayam Chidambaram, + more

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Simon Amstell is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Scriptwriters
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Simon Marc Amstell is an English comedian, television presenter, screenwriter and actor, best known for his roles as former co-host of Popworld, former host of Never Mind the Buzzcocks and co-writer and star of the sitcom Grandma's House. ...more

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Age: 36

Birthplace: Gants Hill, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer Presenter, + more

Credits: Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Grandma's House, Black Pond, Popworld The Morning After Show, + more

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#120 on The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

#13 on Famous People Named Simon

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Bob Mould is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Scriptwriters
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Robert Arthur "Bob" Mould is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and Sugar in the 1990s. ...more

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Age: 55

Birthplace: Malone, New York, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter Musician, + more

Credits: The Daily Show, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Foo Fighters: Back and Forth, Hot Tub Time Machine 2

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#187 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

#251 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#207 on The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time

#771 on The Best Rock Bands of All Time

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Jagadish is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Scriptwriters
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P. V. Jagadish Kumar, popularly known as Jagadish, is an Indian film actor and screenwriter best known for his comic performances in Malayalam cinema. He became popular through performances in films such as In Harihar Nagar, Godfather, Mukhachitram, Welcome to Kodaikanal, Thiruthalvaadi, ...more

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Age: 57

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Writer

Credits: Kireedam, Vadakkunokkiyantram, Chithram, Kilukkam Chanakyan, + more

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Alex Haley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Scriptwriters
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Alexander Murray Palmer "Alex" Haley was an American writer known as the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The book was adapted by ABC as a TV mini-series of the same name and aired in 1977 to a record-breaking 130 million viewers. It had great influence on awareness in ...more

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Age: Died at 71 (1921-1992)

Birthplace: Ithaca, Contiguous United States, New York, Tompkins County United States of America, + more

Profession: Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author Writer

Credits: Malcolm X, Roots, Mama Flora's Family, Roots: The Next Generations Palmerstown, + more

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Donald Bellisario is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Scriptwriters
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Donald Paul Bellisario is an American television producer and screenwriter who created and sometimes wrote episodes for the TV series Magnum, P.I., Airwolf, Quantum Leap, JAG, and NCIS. He has often included military veterans as characters. ...more

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Age: 80

Birthplace: Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, Contiguous United States United States of America, + more

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: NCIS, Quantum Leap, Magnum^! P.I., JAG Battlestar Galactica, + more

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#365 on The Locations of All Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars

#80 on Famous People Named Donald or Don

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Robert Culp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Scriptwriters
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Robert Martin Culp was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor and director, widely known for his work in television. Culp earned an international reputation for his role as Kelly Robinson on I Spy, the espionage series in which he and co-star Bill Cosby played a pair of secret agents. Prior to ...more

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Age: Died at 80 (1930-2010)

Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Columbo, The Greatest American Hero, The Pelican Brief, I Spy Spy Hard, + more

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#627 on The Best Actors in Film History

#139 on The Best TV Actors of All-Time

#230 on The Best Guest Stars on The Love Boat

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A. K. Lohithadas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Scriptwriters
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Ambazhathil Karunakaran Lohithadas was an Indian screenwriter, playwright, director, and producer known for his extensive work in Malayalam cinema. Lohithadas was known for his rich, detailed, and realistic screenplays. He made his debut as a screenwriter with Thaniyavarthanam. He has written ...more

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Age: Died at 54 (1955-2009)

Birthplace: India, Chalakudy

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Playwright

Credits: Kireedam, Thaniyavarthanam, Kireedam, Bharatham Amaram, + more

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