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Alex Gibney

Born: Oct 23, 1953

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

Alex Gibney

Date of Birth : Oct 23, 1953
Birth Place : New York City

Philip Alexander "Alex" Gibney is an American documentary film director and producer. In 2010, Esquire magazine said Gibney "is becoming the most important documentarian of our time". His works as director include Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, Mea Maxima Culpa: Silence in the House of God, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room; Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer; Casino Jack and the United States of Money; and Taxi to the Dark Side, focusing on an innocent taxi driver in Afghanistan who was tortured and killed at Bagram Air Force Base in 2002.


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Film director
  • Voice acting
  • Television producer
  • Television Director

Also known as

  • Philip Alexander Gibney


  • Frank Gibney


  • Anne DeBovoise

Awards Won

  • Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
  • Grammy Award for Best Historical Album
  • News & Documentary Emmy Award for Best Documentary
  • Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary Feature
  • Writers Guild of America Award for Best Documentary Screenplay
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Nonfiction Programming
  • PGA Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures
  • Primetime Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit - Documentary Filmmaking
  • Paul Selvin Award
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