My Favorite Story Dreamers

by AbigailCurious | created - 23 Jul 2015 | updated - 28 Aug 2015 | Public


3. Aaron Sorkin

Writer | The West Wing

Aaron Sorkin grew up in Scarsdale, a suburb of New York City where he was very involved in his high school drama and theater club. After graduating from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater, Sorkin intended to pursue a career in acting. It took him only a short time to ...

The American President

4. Chris Ord

Writer | Covert Affairs

Chris Ord is a writer and producer, known for Covert Affairs (2010), The Brave (2017) and The Enemy Within (2019).

Covert Affairs

5. Matt Corman

Writer | Covert Affairs

Matt Corman is a writer and producer, known for Covert Affairs (2010), The Brave (2017) and The Enemy Within (2019). He has been married to Dawn Urbont since May 1, 2004.

Covert Affairs

6. Arthur Conan Doyle

Writer | Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle was born on May 22, 1859 in Edinburgh, Scotland as Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle. He was a writer and producer, known for Sherlock Holmes (2009), Sherlock (2010) and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1984). He was married to Jean Leckie and Louisa Hawkins. He died on July 7, 1930 ...

Sherlock Holmes

7. J.K. Rowling

Writer | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Joanne Rowling was born in Yate, near Bristol, a few miles south of a town called Dursley ("Harry Potter"'s Muggle-family). Her father Peter Rowling was an engineer for Rolls Royce in Bristol at this time. Her mother, Anne, was half-French and half-Scottish. They met on a train as it left King's ...

Harry Potter

8. Ian Fleming

Writer | Casino Royale

Born into a wealthy and influential English family, Ian Fleming spent his early years attending top British schools such as Eton and Sandhurst military academy. He took to writing while schooling in Kitzbuhel, Austria, and upon failing the entrance requirements for Foreign Service joined the news ...

James Bond

9. Jane Espenson

Producer | Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Jane Espenson was born on July 14, 1964 in Ames, Iowa, USA as Jane Amanda Espenson. She is a producer and writer, known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), Game of Thrones (2011) and Husbands (2011).

Warehouse 13

10. Suzanne Collins

Writer | The Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins is an American television writer and novelist, author of the bestselling series The Underland Chronicles and the wildly successful Hunger Games trilogy that spawned the Lionsgate film The Hunger Games (2012) and the three subsequently announced sequels, The Hunger Games: Catching ...

Hunger Games

11. Jennie Snyder Urman

Writer | Something Borrowed

Jennie Snyder Urman is a producer and writer, known for Something Borrowed (2011), Jane the Virgin (2014) and Charmed (2018).

Jane the Virgin

Warehouse 13

13. Marc Lawrence

Writer | Miss Congeniality

Marc Lawrence was born on October 22, 1959 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Miss Congeniality (2000), Two Weeks Notice (2002) and Music and Lyrics (2007).

Miss Congeniality

14. Katie Ford

Writer | Miss Congeniality

Katie Ford is best known for co-writing/co-producing the hit film Miss Congeniality, and the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated movie, Prayers for Bobby. She has written for both comedy and drama with credits as diverse as ABC's Desperate Housewives, Wonderful World of Disney's critically acclaimed ...

Miss Congeniality

15. Caryn Lucas

Writer | Miss Congeniality

Caryn Lucas is a producer and writer, known for Miss Congeniality (2000), The Nanny (1993) and Happily Divorced (2011).

Miss Congeniality

16. Michelle King

Writer | The Good Wife

Michelle King is a writer and producer, known for The Good Wife (2009), BrainDead (2016) and Evil (2019). She is married to Robert King.

The Good Wife

17. Robert King

Writer | The Good Wife

Robert King is a writer and producer, known for The Good Wife (2009), Vertical Limit (2000) and BrainDead (2016). He is married to Michelle King.

The Good Wife

18. Diablo Cody

Writer | Juno

Diablo Cody is originally from Chicago, Illinois, and moved to Minnesota to live with her Internet boyfriend, Jonny who later became her husband. While there, she decided on a whim to take up stripping as a hobby of sorts.

She was working at an ad agency and got a promotion. The job wore her ragged ...

United States of Tara

19. Mickey Rapkin

Writer | Pitch Perfect

Mickey Rapkin, previously a senior editor at GQ, is a monthly columnist at Elle magazine and a contributing editor to Bon Appetit. His first book, "Pitch Perfect," about the competitive world of collegiate a cappella groups, was published by Gotham Books in 2008 and immediately optioned by ...

Pitch Perfect

20. Kay Cannon

Producer | 30 Rock

Kay Cannon is a screenwriter, actress and producer, best known for Pitch Perfect (2012), Pitch Perfect 2 (2015), and Pitch Perfect 3 (2017). She is also known for her work on NBC's 30 Rock (2006) and the Netflix Original Series Girlboss (2017).

Cannon has won three Writers Guild of America Awards ...

Pitch Perfect

21. Josann McGibbon

Writer | Runaway Bride

Josann McGibbon is a producer and writer, known for Runaway Bride (1999), The Starter Wife (2007) and Chicken Little (2005).

Runaway Bride

Runaway Bride

23. Roberto Benigni

Actor | La vita è bella

Roberto Benigni was born on October 27, 1952 in Manciano La Misericordia, Castiglion Fiorentino, Tuscany, Italy as Roberto Remigio Benigni. He is an actor and writer, known for Life Is Beautiful (1997), The Tiger and the Snow (2005) and Down by Law (1986). He has been married to Nicoletta Braschi ...

Life is Beautiful

24. Reginald Rose

Writer | 12 Angry Men

Reginald Rose was born on December 10, 1920 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer and producer, known for 12 Angry Men (1957), Studio One in Hollywood (1948) and The Defenders (1961). He was married to Ellen McLaughlin and Barbara E. Langbart. He died on April 19, 2002 in ...

12 Angry Men

25. Susan Swan

Writer | Lost and Delirious

Susan Swan was born on June 9, 1945 in Midland, Ontario, Canada. She is a writer, known for Lost and Delirious (2001) and Margaret Atwood: A Word after a Word after a Word is Power (2019).

Lost and Delirious

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