Ryan Murphy is one of the co-creators of ‘Pose.’ For his work on the show has been nominated for Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series.
Ryan Murphy’s Journey
Murphy works to include and portray stories of those who are considered outcasts by society. Brings them into the limelight and showcases their struggles and their perseverance. Him coming out as gay after attending eight years of a catholic school had an impact on him. His work reflects his idea of a world where all the different types of people are accepted.
Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, young Murphy majored in Journalism. He began with writing for The Miami Herald and worked his way up to writing for Entertainment Weekly. It was in the late 1990s that he began scriptwriting.
Steven Spielberg purchased his first script. It was called ‘Why Can’t I Be Audrey Hepburn?’. From then onwards he has gone on to write some of the most revolutionary and rousing scripts and has been commended and awarded for his directing as well.
He has created, written, directed, and produced some of the most impactful scripts for TV shows and movies including ‘Glee,’ ‘American Horror Story’ and ‘Eat Pray Love.’ For his work throughout the years, he has been nominated for 65 Awards across 25 different award platforms. Out of which he has won 28 Awards for a variety of his works.
For his skillful directing in ‘Glee,’ he received his first Emmy for a comedy series. Would ‘Pose’ be the one to get him his first Emmy for directing a drama series? Well, fingers crossed.
‘Pose’ and what it’s about
The show proudly presents the most number of Trans-gender actors in TV history. ‘Pose’ is a dance musical, set in the 1980s. It explores ‘the juxtaposition of different segments of life and society in New York life.’
FX’s ‘Pose,’ is nominated for seven Emmy Awards: Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series, and four more! Besides, Billy Porter is the first openly gay man to be nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.