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Famous Male Scriptwriters

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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 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: England, London
    • 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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    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, Contiguous United States, New York, Franklin County, United States of America, + more
    • 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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    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, Mantrikacheppu, ...more

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    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Chenkal
    • 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 the ...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 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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    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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    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: Chalakudy, India
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director, Playwright
    • Credits: Kireedam, Thaniyavarthanam, Kireedam, Bharatham, Amaram, + more
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