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John Briley

American screenwriter

John Richard Briley[1][2] (born June 25, 1925) is an American screenwriter. He is best known for screenplays of biographical movies. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay at the 1982 Oscars for Gandhi.[1][3]

John Briley
John Richard Briley

(1925-06-25) June 25, 1925 (age 94)
Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
Alma materUniversity of Michigan University of Birmingham


  1. 1.0 1.1 "John Briley". Archived from the original on January 25, 2013. Retrieved May 23, 2009. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "John Briley Biography (1925–)". Retrieved May 23, 2009.
  3. Clarke, Gerald; Kane, Joseph J.; Simpson, Janice C. (April 25, 1983). "History Crunches Popcorn". Time. Retrieved May 24, 2009.

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