He is an Independent film director + novelist + playwright and screenwriter. Peter Hedges was born on July 6, 1962 in the USA. He went Valley High School for theater department learning. After graduation, he attended the North Carolina School of the Arts, where he studied drama.
|Peter Hedges Net Worth||Over $5M|
|Full name||His full name is Peter Simpson Hedges|
|Nickname||His nickname is Peter|
|Occupation||Director + novelist + playwright and screenwriter|
|DOB||His DOB is on July 06, 1962. (57 Years)|
|Zodiac sign||His zodiac sign is Cancer|
|Age||His age is 57 years|
|Years of Career||26|
|Spouse/Wife||Susan Bruce Titman: She is a poet.|
|Children||He has two children: Lucas Hedges and Simon Hedges|
|Language||His language is English|
|First Movies||He writes his first movie “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape” in 1993.|
|Nomination||Best Adapted Screenplay (About a Boy2002)|
|School Name||Valley High School|
|Height and Weight||N/A|
Peter Hedges Biography
His first published work was the novel “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”.
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In 1985, Peter Hedges founded the Edge Theater with the help of Mary-Louise Parker + Joe Mantell. He wrote & directed twelve more plays for the organization/company.
His second novel ” An Ocean in Iowa” was published in 1998 by Hyperion Press.
In 2002, he received an Academy Award nomination in the Best Adapted Screenplay category for ” About a boy .” That same year, he debuted behind the scenes with “Pieces of April,” a feature film he wrote and directed, starring Katie Holmes and Patricia Clarson, and which Hedges dedicated to his mother.
Peter Hedges Books, Plays, Novels
First Play: Oregon in 1984
2nd Play: Champions of the Average Joe in 1985
3rd Play: The Age of Pie in 1986
4th Play: Andy and Claire in 1986
5th Play: Teddy by the Sea in 1986
6th Play: Imagining Brad in 1988
7th Play: Baby Anger in 1993
8th Play: Good as New in 1995
First Novel: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? in 1991
2nd Novel: An Ocean in Iowa in 1998
3rd Novel: The Heights in 2010
Peter Hedges Movies
Here is the list of movies:
- First Movie: The writer of What’s Eating Gilbert Grape in 1993
- 2nd Movie: A Map of the World in 1999
- 3rd Movie: He wrote About a Boy in 2002
- 4th Movie: Pieces of April in 2003
- 5th Movie: Dan in Real Life in 2007
- 6th Movie: The Odd Life of Timothy Green in 2012
- 7th Movie: Ben Is Back in 2018
Peter Hedges Nominations
- Satellite Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2000 for “A Map of the World”
- Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Director in 2003 for “Pieces of April”
- BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2003 for “About a Boy”
- Writers Guild of America Award for Best Adapted Screenplay in 2003 for “About a Boy”
- Academy Award for Best Writing Adapted Screenplay in 2003 for “About a Boy”
- Independent Spirit Award for Best Screenplay in 2004 for “Pieces of April”
- Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award in 2004 for “Pieces of April”
- British Independent Film Award for Best International Independent Film in 2004 for “Pieces of April”
- Critics Choice Movie Award for Best Comedy in 2008 for “Dan in Real Life”
Peter Hedges Net Worth
The net worth of Peter Hedges is about 3 to 5 million USD.
Net Worth 2018: Over $1M
Peter Hedges Net Worth 2019: Over $2.5M
Net Worth 2020: Over $5M
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Is Peter Hedges related to Lucas Hedges?
Yes, Lucas Hedges is the son of Peter Hedges.
Is Lucas Hedges Peter Hedges’s son?