Grant Heslov

Grant Heslov ( born May 15, 1963 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American actor, director, screenwriter, producer and Oscar winner

Life and work

Grant Heslov has worked as an actor since the early 1980s. From the beginning of his career until the 1990s, it was primarily seen on television as a guest star of various series. But he also took smaller parts in theater productions, such as in prosecutors Up Baby of 1986.

His debut as a director, he was in 1998 with the short film Waiting for Woody, for which he also wrote the screenplay. In 2002, he directed the comedy Par 6 and 2005 he made ​​five episodes of the TV series Unscripted. In the same year Heslov wrote the screenplay for the film Good Night, and Good Luck, which was also its director George Clooney was involved. Heslov was also active as a producer for this film. Together Heslov and Clooney were nominated for this purpose in two categories for the Oscar. In addition, they have been awarded for the screenplay with the 2005 Satellite Award and received on the film festival in Venice Osella for Best Screenplay. In 2013 he won, along with his co-producers Ben Affleck, who also directed, and George Clooney for Argo an Oscar in the category of Best Film.

In addition to movies, he served as director for the Nespresso commercial with George Clooney and John Malkovich in 2009 and 2010.






  • 2005: Good Night, and Good Luck.
  • 2008: Leatherheads ( Leatherheads )
  • 2009: The Men Who Stare at Goats ( The Men Who Stare at Goats )
  • 2010: The American
  • 2011: The Ides of March - The Ides of March ( The Ides of March )
  • 2012: Argo
  • 2013: In August Osage County ( August: Osage County)
  • 2014: Monuments Men - Unusual hero (The Monuments Men )