Alex Garland, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Alex Garland

English novelist, screenwriter, film producer and director

Date of Birth: 26-May-1970

Place of Birth: London

Profession: screenwriter, writer, film director, film producer, novelist

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

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About Alex Garland

  • Alexander Medawar Garland (born 26 May 1970) is an English writer and filmmaker.
  • He rose to prominence as a novelist in the late 1990s with his novel The Beach, which led some critics to call Garland a key voice of Generation X.
  • He subsequently received praise for the screenplays of the films 28 Days Later (2002), Sunshine (2007), Never Let Me Go (2010), and Dredd (2012).
  • He co-wrote the video game Enslaved: Odyssey to the West (2010) and was a story supervisor on DmC: Devil May Cry (2013). In 2014, Garland made his directorial debut with Ex Machina, a science fiction film which explores the relationship between mankind and artificial intelligence; the film earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay.
  • He also won three BIFA awards for Best Screenplay, Best Director and Best British Independent Film.
  • His second film, 2018's Annihilation, based on the 2014 novel by Jeff VanderMeer, was a critical success.

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