David Auburn

Playwright, Screenwriter, Director
Born: 11/29/1969 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Writer (3)

The Girl in the Park 2007 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Lake House 2006 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Proof 2005 (Movie)

(Adaptation) (Screenplay)
Director (1)

The Girl in the Park 2007 (Movie)

(Director)

Relationships

Frances Rothfield

Wife

EDUCATION

The Juilliard School

New York , New York 1994 - 1996

University of Chicago

Chicago , Illinois 1991

Milestones

2006

Penned the screenplay for "The Lake House" a remake of Korean pic "Il Mare"

2005

Adapted his Pulitzer Prize winning drama, "Proof" for the big screen starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Anthony Hopkins

2000

Hired to pen first screenplay, an adaptation of the novel "Triage"

2000

Had major success with second play, "Proof", a drama about the daughter of a mathemetician haunted by her father's illness; first produced Off-Broadway; later moved to Broadway

1998

Upon return to Manhattan, submitted "Proof" to MTC; in spring 1999, MTC held reading with Mary-Louise Parker in lead role

1998

Moved to London to be with a girlfriend; over course of summer, wrote first draft of "Proof"

1997

Had first NYC production with "Skyscraper", produced at the Manhattan Theater Club (MTC)

1991

Won fellowship sponsored by Amblin Entertainment; went to L.A. and learned how to write film scripts; after fellowship ended moved to NYC because "I decided that, if I were going to go broke trying to be a writer, I'd rather do it as a playwright in New Y

Raised in Columbus, Ohio and in Arkansas

While attending the University of Chicago, began peforming with and writing for an improvisational comedy troupe

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