Randall Wallace

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Birth Name: Randall Wallace
Born: 07/28/1949
Birth Place: Jackson, Tennessee, USA

A Scottish vacation led Wallace to make the transition to the big screen. While visiting Edinburgh, he learned of the 13th-century adventurer William Wallace, who led a revolt against English rule. After further research, he penned the script for "Braveheart" (1995), which caught the attention of Mel Gibson, who directed and starred in the epic. Wallace's screenplay won praise from critics, enthralled audiences and earned nominations for both the Writers Guild of America Award and an Oscar. The script writer moved behind the camera to helm the uneven but popular 1998 remake of "The Man in the Iron Mask", starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

Wallace next turned to a WWII-era drama about a pair of s... Continue Bio >>

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