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Mark Boal
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Mark Boal in 2009
Born 1973
Occupation Journalist, screenwriter, film producer
Years active 2007─present

Mark Boal (born 1973) is an American journalist, screenwriter and film producer. Boal won 2 Academy Awards in 2009 for The Hurt Locker in the categories of Best Writing (Original Screenplay) and Best Picture.


  • The Hurt Locker (screenplay, producer) (2009)
  • In the Valley of Elah (based on story by Boal and Paul Haggis) (2007)
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