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Dustin Lance Black
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Black at the Web Summit 2017
Born June 10, 1974 (1974-06-10) (age 47)
Citizenship United States
Alma mater UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television 1996
Occupation Screenwriter, film director, film producer
Years active 2000–present
Notable work
Big Love (2006–09)
Milk (2008)
8 (2011)
When We Rise (2017)
Board member of American Foundation for Equal Rights
Tom Daley (m. 2017)
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Awards Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay
2008 Milk
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Dustin Lance Black (born June 10, 1974) is an American screenwriter, director, film and television producer, and LGBT rights activist. He won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the biopic Milk (2008).

Black is a founding board member of the American Foundation for Equal Rights and writer of 8, a staged reenactment of the federal trial that led to a federal court's overturn of California's Proposition 8.

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