Facts of Alan Ball
|Full Name:||Alan Ball|
|Age:||63 years 8 months|
|Birth Date:||May 13, 1957|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
|Birth Place:||Marietta, Georgia, USA|
|Father's Name:||Frank Ball|
|Mother's Name:||Mary Ball|
|Marital Status:||In Relation|
|Siblings:||One (Mary Ann)|
|Education:||Theater Arts from Florida State University|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 2 inches (1.87m)|
|Net Worth:||$55 million|
|Hair Color:||Dark brown|
|Eye Color:||Pale green|
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Alan Ball is a famous American director, writer, and producer. He is also widely known for writing American Beauty released in 1999, Six Feet Under, and True Blood.
He achieved Academy Award and an Emmy for these movies. Also, he achieved awards from the Writers, Directors, and Producers Guilds.
- 1 What is Alan Ball famous for?
- 2 How old is Alan Ball? Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
- 3 Education History
- 4 All about his career
- 5 Alan’s Sexuality
- 6 Awards and Nominations
- 7 Net Worth and Salary
- 8 Alan Ball dating Peter Macdissi? Relationship
- 9 How tall is Alan Ball? Weight, Hair color
- 10 Social Media Appearance
- 11 Did You Know?
What is Alan Ball famous for?
- As an American director, writer, and producer.
- Alan achieved awards from the Writers, Directors, and Producers Guilds.
How old is Alan Ball? Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity
Alan Ball was born Alan Erwin Ball on May 13, 1957, in Marietta, Georgia, the United States. Currently, his age is 62 years old. His father is Frank Ball, who is an aircraft inspector and mother, Mary Ball, a homemaker. He has a sister, Mary Ann, who was killed in a car accident when Ball was 13; he was in the passenger seat at the time.
Alan attended high school in Marietta before going to college at the University of Georgia and Florida State University. Whereas, Ball graduated from Florida State in 1980 with a degree in theater arts.
All about his career
Alan wrote one-act plays for television. Additionally, he worked on television as a writer and story editor on the Grace Under Fire and Cybill. In the year 1999, Alan wrote for the movie American Beauty and in 2007 for Towelhead.
Apart from writing, he is also the creator and executive producer of the HBO drama series Six Feet Under and True Blood and also became showrunner for its five seasons.
He began work on a television adaptation of the crime noir novel All Signs of Death which was later canceled by HBO after its several months of pre-production. Alan is also the producer of Banshee, a Cinemax series.
In fact, he has discussed how his Buddhism has shaped themes in Six Feet Under and True Blood which he has substantially contributed to.
He has also worked for theater in Five Women Wearing the Same Dress (1993), it is about bridesmaids avoiding a wedding reception in Knoxville, Tennessee, and All That I Will Ever Be (2007). Moreover, Alan is also the Executive Producer of the upcoming television film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
He has discussed his Buddhist faith in numerous interviews, noting how it has influenced his filmmaking. In an interview with Amazon.com, Ball commented on the plastic bag scene in American Beauty, stating: “I had an encounter with a plastic bag! And I didn’t have a video camera as Ricky does… There’s a Buddhist notion of the miraculous within the mundane, and I think we certainly live in a culture that encourages us not to look for that.” Ball has also discussed how his Buddhism has shaped themes in Six Feet Under and True Blood, both of which he has substantially contributed to.
Alan is gay and has been called “a strong voice for [the] LGBT community“. In 2008 he made Out magazine’s annual list of the 100 most impressive gay men and women.
Awards and Nominations
Allan won an award for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen for American Beauty (1999) at Oscar, Best Screenplay – Motion Picture for American Beauty (1999) at Golden Globes.
Similarly, he won Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for Six Feet Under (2001) at Primetime Emmy.
Net Worth and Salary
Alan has a net worth of $55 million. As a director, he has an average salary of $168,280. Also, as a writer, he has an average salary of $51, 395. Whereas, as a producer, his salary is $64,370.
Alan Ball dating Peter Macdissi? Relationship
Alan Ball is gay, his partner is Peter Macdissi who has worked with Alan in his several works. Peter is a Lebanese actor. He didn’t have any affairs or relationships with any actress or co-stars. Alan didn’t speak anything about his attraction towards men he was working with.
How tall is Alan Ball? Weight, Hair color
Alan has a height of 6 feet 2 inches. His body weighs 89kg. Hence, he has dark brown hair and pale green eyes.
Social Media Appearance
Alan Ball is active on Twitter. He has 599 followers on Twitter.
Did You Know?
- Ball’s family drama Here and Now had been ordered to series by HBO.
- He was also one of the executive producers of the Cinemax series Banshee.