|Name Gregory Poirier|
Role Film writer
|Awards Paul Selvin Award|
|Born May 19, 1961 (age 54) (1961-05-19) Kula, Maui, Hawaii|
Occupation Writer, producer, director
Education University of California, Los Angeles, University of Southern California
Movies Tomcats, The Spy Next Door, National Treasure: Book of S, The Lion King II: Simba's P, A Sound of Thunder
Similar People James Greer, Jake Busey, Brian Levant, Robert Simonds, George Gallo
|Just one chance| Angee & Savva Hero Quest
Gregory Stephen Poirier (born May 19, 1961) is an American film and television writer, director, and producer.
Life and career
Poirier was born in Kula, Maui, Hawaii, and attended the Maui Academy of Performing Arts. He wrote the screenplay for the John Singleton-directed film Rosewood (1997), for which he won the Writers Guild of America's Paul Selvin Award. He also wrote the screenplay for the comedy See Spot Run and wrote and directed the comedy Tomcats (both 2001).
Poirier's other writing credits include The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, A Sound of Thunder, Gossip, National Treasure: Book of Secrets, and The Spy Next Door, starring Jackie Chan.
Poirier is creator, executive producer, and writer of the ABC mystery series Missing, starring Ashley Judd, which aired for one season in 2012.