David Benioff

David Friedman (/ˈfrdmən/; born September 25, 1970), known professionally as David Benioff (/ˈbɛniɒf/),[1][2] is an American writer, director and producer. Along with his fellow collaborator D. B. Weiss, he is best known as co-creator, showrunner, and writer of Game of Thrones (2011–2019), the HBO adaptation of George R. R. Martin's series of books A Song of Ice and Fire. He is also known for writing 25th Hour (2002), Troy (2004), City of Thieves (2008) and co-writing X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009).

David Benioff
Benioff in 2016
Born
David Friedman

(1970-09-25) September 25, 1970 (age 51)
EducationDartmouth College (BA)
Trinity College Dublin
University of California, Irvine (MFA)
Occupation
  • Screenwriter
  • producer
  • director
  • novelist
Years active2002–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2006)
Children3
Parent(s)Stephen Friedman (father)

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