Hollywood remains a house of many multitalented personalities. Actors who achieved on the big screen did extensive work behind the scenes as well. They were also praised for their talents and hard work. Apart from writing the story, some well-known actors starred in their own projects. Here are some top five actors who excelled as screenwriters.
George Clooney is one of the most successful actors today, who has already worked behind the screen. Besides directing and producing, the actor also penned several scripts for movies.
Some of his famous movies include Ocean’s Eleven, Failsafe, Gravity, Good Night, and Good Luck. Following this movie, The Monuments Men got him an Oscar nomination for screenwriting.
Angelina Jolie, Hollywood’s highest-paid actress has also happened to be a screenwriter.
She worked on some notable projects like Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Girl, Interrupted, and Maleficent. Some movies she wrote, directed, and produced are First They Killed my father, In the Land of Blood and Honey, and By The Sea.
The Rocky Franchise has straightly led him to the limelight. Stallone created the concept and wrote it in three days with the help of his wife. He also wrote several other movies including The Expendables and Rambo.
Tina Fey is one of the best comedians in Hollywood. She is also a producer, playwright, and actress. Her first movie Mean Girls still celebrated as a classic teen drama.
Emma Thompson proved herself as a talented actress as well as a screenwriter. This astonishing British actress wrote the period drama Sense and Sensibility and was also featured in the same movie.