Ryan Murphy Biography

Ryan Patrick Murphy is an American screenwriter, director and producer. Murphy is best known for creating/co-creating/producing a number of successful television series, including Nip/Tuck (2003–10), Glee (2009–15), American Horror Story (2011–present), American Crime Story (2016–present), and Feud (2017–present). He is also known for directing the film adaptation of Eat, Pray, Love.

Born in 1965, Ryan Murphy was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. After starting out as a journalist, Murphy moved into film and television, where he's worked as a producer, screenwriter and director. He launched his first program, Popular, in 1999, followed by Nip/Tuck in 2003. In 2009, Murphy's popular series Glee, about a high school glee club, debuted on FOX.

In the midst of Nip/Tuck's run, Murphy stepped into the film world in 2006, making his directorial debut with Running with Scissors, which was based on Augusten Burroughs's top-selling memoir of the same name.

Murphy continued his strong run in 2009, with the debut of Glee. The show, which is about a high school glee club and stars actress Jane Lynch, made Murphy a powerhouse in the television world. Murphy, who was inspired in part by his days in high school choir, conceived of the show with fellow writers Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. Murphy and Falchuk have also worked as the program's main directors.

Murphy later served as executive producer on American Horror Story, an acclaimed series that launched in 2011 with acting luminaries like Jessica Lange and Dylan McDermott. Then in May 2012, NBC announced plans to air Murphy's newest series, The New Normal. The program, which ran for a season, told the story of a blended family that consists of a gay couple and a woman who becomes their surrogate.

In May 2014, the HBO film The Normal Heart debuted, chronicling the story of the onset of the AIDS crisis in New York. Murphy was one of the executive producers on the project, adapted from the play of the same name and winning an Emmy for Outstanding Television Movie.

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