Bryan Singer
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"Bryan Jay Singer" is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He has produced or co-produced almost all of the films he has directed. He wrote and directed his first film in 1988 after graduating from university. His next film, Public Access (1993), was a co-winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 1993 Sundance Film Festival. In the mid-1990s, Singer received critical acclaim for directing the neo-noir crime thriller The Usual Suspects (1995), which starred Stephen Baldwin, Benicio del Toro and Kevin Spacey. He followed this with another thriller, Apt Pupil (film)/Apt Pupil (1998), about a boy's fascination with a Nazi war criminal.

In the 2000s, he became known for big budget superhero films such as X-Men (film)/X-Men (2000), for which Singer won the 2000 Saturn Award for Best Direction, its sequel, X2 (film)/X2 (2003) and Superman Returns (2006). He then directed the WW II historical thriller Valkyrie (film)/Valkyrie (2008), co-wrote/co-produced X-Men: First Class (2011) and directed the fantasy adventure film Jack the Giant Slayer (2013). In 2014, another X-Men film helmed by him was released, X-Men: Days of Future Past and he will direct X-Men: Apocalypse, which is expected in May, 2016. He has directed and produced some television shows, including two episodes of House (TV series)/House in 2004.

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