Bryan Singer

Bryan Singer

Director and filmmaker

Date of birth: 17 September 1965

Place of birth: New York, New York, USA

His cousins: Actors Lori and Marc Singer

Bryan Singer was adopted and only child of a Jewish family.

He studied filmmaking at New York's School of Visual Arts and later USC School of Cinema-Television in Los Angeles.

Together with Christopher McQuarrie, Bryan wrote the screenplay for Public Access, a movie about a supposedly idyllic small town.

1993 The film was named as co-winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

1995 Bryan Singer's film, The Usual Suspects, won a number of awards including the 1995 BAFTA Award for Best Film and Saturn Award for Best Action/Adventure/Thriller Film. Writer McQuarrie won the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay and the BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay, composer/editor Ottman won the BAFTA Award for Best Editing and the Saturn Award for Best Music and actor Kevin Spacey won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

1998 Bryan Singer directed the film Apt Pupil, from a screenplay written by Brandon Boyce, adapted from a Stephen King novel.

2000 Thanks to his film X-Men, Singer won the 2000 Saturn Award for Best Direction.

2004 Bryan's film X2 was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation.

2005 Bryan Singer, Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey and Kate Bosworth travelled to Australia to film Superman Returns

2006 His film Superman Returns was released on June 28, 2006. On July, Bryan Singer, Brandon Routh, Kevin Spacey and Kate Bosworth travelled to Mexico in order to present the film in a red carpet avant premiere. Actor Matthew Fox was one of the special guests.