Steven Zaillian - Details


STEVEN ZAILLIAN received an Academy Award® for his screenplay of Schindler’s List. His work on the film was also recognized by the Writer’s Guild of America and British Academy Awards, and received a Golden Globe and the Humanitas Prize.

His other screenwriting credits include The Falcon and the Snowman, Clear and Present Danger and the Academy Award®-nominated Awakenings. He also wrote and directed Searching for Bobby Fischer and A Civil Action. He is currently working on adapting the novel The Duke of Deception by Geoffrey Wolff which he will begin directing early next year.

Zaillian attended Sonoma State College and graduated from San Francisco State University. He was born in Fresno, California, and lives in Los Angeles with his wife Elizabeth and their two children.