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Chris Gerolmo

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Name  Chris Gerolmo

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Occupation  Film director, screenwriter
Role  Director ·
Awards  Edgar Awards for Best Television Feature/Mini-Series Teleplay
Nominations  Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture
Movies and TV shows  Citizen X, Over There, Mississippi Burning, Certain Prey, The Witness
Similar  Steven Bochco, Peter Biziou, Alan Parker, Jeffrey DeMunn, Erik Palladino

Chris Gerolmo - Over There [over there soundtrack] [odległy front]

Chris Gerolmo is a Golden Globe nominated screenwriter, director, and singer-songwriter best known for writing the screenplay for the multi-Academy Award nominated film Mississippi Burning and the less successful Miles from Home starring Richard Gere.


He has also written a book about the death of his wife, Joan, from cancer in 2007. This is titled Death for Beginners, published by Patcheny Press in 2011. He lives in Brentwood, California with his three children and stepson.

Early life and education

He was born to Frank Gero (1929–2014), a former theater actor and stage manager who later became a producer, and Woji Gero who worked alongside her husband in the production business in the mid-1950s. He attended Harvard University in the early 1970s graduating with a BA in Writing & Film-making.

Television work

In 1995 Gerolmo wrote and directed the acclaimed made-for-TV movie Citizen X, about the Ukrainian serial killer Andrei Chikatilo. Gerolmo's screenplay for Citizen X — based on the book The Killer Department by Robert Cullen — earned him an Emmy nomination, a Writers Guild of America Award, and an Edgar Award.

He also co-created with Steven Bochco the FX Networks military drama series Over There. He also wrote and performed the title song.

He was a consulting producer on The Bridge, an American police drama on the FX network, based on a 2011 police drama series co-produced in Denmark and Sweden.


Chris Gerolmo Wikipedia