George Vincent Gilligan Jr. is an American writer, producer, and director. He is known for his television work, specifically as creator, head writer, executive producer, and director of AMC's Breaking Bad and its spin-off Better Call Saul. He was a writer and producer for The X-Files and was the co-creator of its spin-off The Lone Gunmen. Gilligan has won four Primetime Emmy Awards, six Writers Guild of America Awards, two Critics' Choice Television Awards, two Producers Guild of America Awards, a Directors Guild of America Award, and a BAFTA Television Award. Outside of television, he co-wrote the screenplay for the 2008 film Hancock and wrote and directed the Breaking Bad sequel film, El Camino, released on October 11, 2019.
|Born:||George Vincent Gilligan Jr, February 10, 1967, Richmond, Virginia, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Tisch School of the Arts|
|Occupation:||Writer, producer, director|
|Partner(s):||Holly Rice (1991–present)|
|IMDb:||Vince Gilligan's IMDb|
About Vince Gilligan
Best known as creator, lead writer and producer of the AMC drama series Breaking Bad starring Bryan Cranston and the show's spin-off Better Call Saul. He initially broke into TV as a writer and producer on The X-Files.
Vince Gilligan Before Fame
He studied film production at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and wrote the script for Home Fries for one of his classes. The script was later turned into a 1998 film starring Drew Barrymore.
Achievement of Vince Gilligan
He appeared in a 2014 episode of the comedy series Community entitled "VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing."
Vince Gilligan Family Life
He was born to a grade school teacher and an insurance claims adjuster. He has been in a longterm relationship with Holly Rice since 1991.
Associations of Vince Gilligan
In 2008, he cast a relatively unknown actor named Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman on Breaking Bad, and Paul went on to receive rave reviews for his performance in the series.
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