Alexander Dinelaris Jr.

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Alexander Dinelaris Jr.
Occupation(s)Director, Producer, Writer
Years active2014–present

Alexander Dinelaris Jr. is a screenwriter. He is one of four who won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for the 2014 film Birdman at the 87th Academy Awards in 2015.[1] Dinelaris also wrote the book for the Broadway musical On Your Feet about the life and career of Gloria Estefan.[2] For this, he was nominated for the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Book of a Musical. In 2019, he formed his New York–based production company Lexicon and announced that its first feature film will be an adaptation of the Broadway musical Jekyll & Hyde, which Dinelaris will adapt into a screenplay and produce. That same year, he filmed the short film In This, Our Time, which he wrote and directed.[3]
The first workshop of Boman Irani's Spiral Bound was conducted by Alexander Dinelaris Jr [4] [5][6]

In February 8, 2023, it was announced that Alexander Dinelaris Jr is working with Residente to co-write a new film title Porto Rico [7]


  1. ^ Gettell, Oliver (February 22, 2015). "Oscars 2015: 'Birdman' quartet wins for original screenplay". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  2. ^ Simon, Lizzie (2015-10-29). "Oscar-Winning Writer Takes on Estefan Story". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2016-06-15.
  3. ^ "East Rockaway native reflects on film-writing career".
  4. ^ "Acting is about lying convincingly: Boman Irani".
  5. ^ "Boman Irani and Birdman Writer Alexander Dinelaris on the Art of Good Storytelling". 28 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Masterclass with Boman Irani".
  7. ^ "'Birdman's Alexander Dinelaris & Residente Scripting New Film 'Porto Rico'". 8 February 2023.

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