Brian Helgeland Overview

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Born: January 01, 1961

Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Helgeland graduated from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. Taking an unusual road to film, Helgeland first became a commercial fisherman in New Bedford, Massachusetts after school. In 1985, he was caught in a big storm on the sea, and the experience convinced him to change his career. A year later he moved to Los Angeles and started writing screenplays. Hitting on the horror genre, his early scripts include Nightmare on Elm Street 4 and Highway to Hell... See All

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