Erin Cressida Wilson
|Erin Cressida Wilson|
San Francisco, California, USA
|Occupation||Playwright, screenwriter, author|
|Spouse||J. C. MacKenzie (1 child)|
Wilson is known for the 2002 film Secretary, which she adapted from a Mary Gaitskill short story. It won her the Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay and currently holds a rating of 75% on Rotten Tomatoes.
She also wrote the screenplays for the 2006 film Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, starring Nicole Kidman; for the 2010 erotic thriller Chloe, directed by Atom Egoyan (remake of the 2003 French film Nathalie...); for the 2014 drama Men, Women & Children, co-written with its director Jason Reitman (from the novel by Chad Kultgen); and the 2016 mystery thriller The Girl on the Train, from the novel by Paula Hawkins. The Girl on the Train is her highest grossing film to date.
Wilson studied Theatre at Smith College, a women’s college in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Filmography as screenwriterEdit
- "Erin Cressida Wilson". The New York Times.
- "Secretary". Rotten Tomatoes.
- "Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus". Metacritic.
- "Chloe". Rotten Tomatoes.
- "Men, Women & Children". Rotten Tomatoes.
- "The Girl on the Train". Rotten Tomatoes.
- "The Art of Adaptation". Duke Magazine.
- "New Humanities Faculty 2003". Brown University Administration.
- "Script to Screen: Secretary". Carsey-Wolf Center UCSB.