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Dustin Lance Black
American screenwriter, director and producerwd:Q717302
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, North Salinas High School
occupation: screenwriter, film director, film producer, film editor, writer, television producer, actor, LGBTIQ+ rights activist
award received: Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay, Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Paul Selvin Award, Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay, San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award for Best Original Screenplay
Dustin Lance Black (born June 10, 1974) is an American screenwriter, director, film and television producer, and LGBT rights activist. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the biopic Milk (2008).
Black is a founding board member of the American Foundation for Equal Rights and writer of 8, a staged reenactment of the federal trial that led to a federal court's overturn of California's Proposition 8.
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