Erin Cressida Wilson

Erin Cressida Wilson (born February 12, 1964) is an American playwright, screenwriter, professor, and author.[1]

Erin Cressida Wilson
Born (1964-02-12) February 12, 1964
San Francisco, California, USA
OccupationPlaywright, screenwriter, author
Years active2002–present
SpouseJ. C. MacKenzie

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.[2]

She also wrote the screenplays for the 2006 film Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus, starring Nicole Kidman; for the 2009 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 Paula Hawkins novel of the same name and it is her highest-grossing film to date.[3][4][5][6]

Wilson has also authored dozens of plays and short works. She has taught at Duke University,[7] Brown University,[8] and University of California, Santa Barbara.[9]

Early life


Wilson studied Theatre at Smith College, a women's college in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Filmography as screenwriter


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