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List of famous scriptwriters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top scriptwriters in the world? This includes the most prominent scriptwriters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable scriptwriters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic scriptwriters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned scriptwriters.

These people, like Bob Mould and Simon Amstell include images when available.

From reputable, prominent, and well known scriptwriters to the lesser known scriptwriters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the scriptwriter field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous scriptwriters ever?" and "What are the names of famous scriptwriters?" then you're in the right place. (65 items)
Sreenivasan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous 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

Birthplace: Thalassery, India

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 List of Famous 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: 37

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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Bob Mould is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous 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, USA, New York

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 List of Famous 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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