Diablo Cody

Writer, Blogger, Exotic dancer
Diablo Cody's spectacular rise to the top of the pop culture stratosphere started in, of all places, the blogosphere. Cody, who became the hottest screenwriter on the planet after her debut feature, "Juno" (2007) ... Read more »
Born: 06/13/1978 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Writer (7)

Ricki and the Flash 2015 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Childrens Hospital 2010, 2013 (Tv Show)

Writer

Paradise 2013 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Young Adult 2011 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Jennifer's Body 2009 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Juno 2007 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Sweet Valley High (Movie)

(Screenwriter)
Producer (6)

Dearly Beloved 2014 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Paradise 2013 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

United States of Tara 2008 - 2011 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

Young Adult 2011 (Movie)

(Producer)

Jennifer's Body 2009 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Sweet Valley High (Movie)

(Producer)
Actor (5)

The Tonight Show With Jay Leno 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

90210 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Jay Leno Show 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

The 13th Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

The Late Show With David Letterman 2008 (Tv Show)

Guest
Director (1)

Paradise 2013 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Diablo Cody's spectacular rise to the top of the pop culture stratosphere started in, of all places, the blogosphere. Cody, who became the hottest screenwriter on the planet after her debut feature, "Juno" (2007), opened to great acclaim and big box-office, started out modestly as an Internet blogger - if "modestly" is the appropriate word for an online diary chronicling Cody's adventures as a professional stripper. In the great tradition of Hollywood discovery stories - e.g. Lana Turner catapulting to fame from a fountain stool at Schwab's Drugstore in Hollywood - a literary manager "found" Cody while surfing the Internet. Intrigued by both the title and content of Cody's blog, "The Pussy Ranch," he e-mailed her, convinced her to write a memoir, sold the memoir, convinced her to write a screenplay, sold the screenplay, and in the eventual process, unleashed one of the most original voices that Hollywood had heard in years.

Relationships

Jon Hunt

Husband
Met over the internet married in October 2004 divorced in 2007

Dan Maurio Editor

Husband
Works as a staffer on the E! show "Chelsea Lately" married in Summer of 2009

Marcello Maurio

Son
Born July 27, 2010 father, Daniel Maurio

EDUCATION

University of Iowa

Iowa City , Iowa

Benet Academy

Lisle , Illinois
Roman Catholic school

Milestones

2013

Revised screenplay of "Evil Dead" remake, directed by Fede Alvarez

2011

Wrote screenplay for "Young Adult," starring Charlize Theron and directed by Jason Reitman; also produced

2010

Contributed to script of "Burlesque," directed by Steven Antin, and starring Cher and Christina Aguilera

2009

Wrote screenplay for black comedy-horror "Jennifer's Body"

2009

Created Showtime series "United States of Tara," starring Toni Collette as a suburban housewife with dissociative identity disorder

2007

Debuted as Entertainment Weekly magazine's newest Backpage columnist

2007

Received positive reviews for screenwriting debut "Juno," directed by Jason Reitman and starring Ellen Page

2005

Published memoir Candy Girl: A Year in the Life of an Unlikely Stripper

Began stripping in a Minneapolis club; also spent time working peep shows at Sex World, a Minneapolis adult novelty and DVD store

First foray into writing, a blog parody called Red Secretary, detailing the (fictional) exploits of a secretary living in Belarus

Chronicled year-long stint in stripping and peep show circuits of Minneapolis on blog The P*ssy Ranch

Began writing about popular culture for City Pages, an alternative Twin Cities newspaper

Wrote blog Darling Girl that described her married life and adventures exploring cultural hotspots of Minneapolis

Bonus Trivia

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Her name Diablo meant "Devil" in Spanish.

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