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Ryan Murphy (Screenwriter) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Ryan Murphy Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth November 9, 1965
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Spouse David Miller

Ryan Murphy is an American screenwriter, director, and producer who is acclaimed for creating some of the best television series like Nip/Tuck (2003-2010), Glee (2009-2015), American Horror Story (2011-Present), Pose (2018-Present), etc. He has more than 700k followers on Twitter and more than 800k followers on Instagram.

Born Name

Ryan Patrick Murphy

Nick Name


Ryan Murphy as seen at the 2010 Comic Con in San Diego
Ryan Murphy as seen at the 2010 Comic-Con in San Diego (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Indianapolis, Indiana, United States





Screenwriter, Director, Producer


  • Father – Jim Murphy
  • Mother – J. Andy Murphy
  • Siblings – Darren Murphy (Brother)




5 ft 10 in or 178 cm


68 kg or 150 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Ryan has dated –

  1. Bill Condon
  2. David Miller (2012-Present) – Murphy married photographer David Miller in July 2012. They have 3 sons together – Logan Phineas (b. December 24, 2012), Ford Theodore (b. October 6, 2014), and Griffin Sullivan (b. August 18, 2020).
Ryan Murphy as seen at the 69th Peabody Awards Luncheon in 2010
Ryan Murphy as seen at the 69th Peabody Awards Luncheon in 2010 (Peabody Awards / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Race / Ethnicity


He has Irish ancestry.

Hair Color


However, his hair has turned ‘Gray’ with his advancing age.

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Striking fashion sense

Ryan Murphy Favorite Things

  • Movies I Married a Witch (1942), Network (1976), Pink Flamingos (1972), Female Trouble (1974)
  • Season Of American Horror Story – Cult
  • Episode Of American Horror Story – The Pilot episode of Murder House
  • Directors Steven Spielberg, Hal Ashby, David Fincher, Mike Nichols
  • Stage PerformanceJessica Lange as Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire

SourceIMDb,,, The New Yorker, Collider

Ryan Murphy speaking at the San Diego Comic Con in 2015
Ryan Murphy speaking at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2015 (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Ryan Murphy Facts

  1. His son Ford was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2016 when he was just 18 months old. Luckily, he made a full recovery.
  2. Ryan was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6533 Hollywood Boulevard, California in December 2018.
  3. He has been lauded for creating an equal platform for minority groups (women, LGBTQ+ community, racial minorities) onscreen as well as behind the camera in the television industry.
  4. During the 2023 Golden Globes, Ryan was honored with the “Carol Burnett Award”.
  5. In June 2023, it was reported that Ryan was parting ways with Netflix and had decided to sign a new deal with Disney.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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