|Dustin Lance Black|
Black at the 81st Academy Awards
|1 Nomination / 1 Win|
|Role||Director, Producer, Screenwriter|
|Born||June 10, 1974|
|Sacramento, California, USA|
Dustin Lance Black is an American screenwriter, director, film and television producer, and LGBT rights activist. He has won two Writers Guild of America Awards for his work on the television series "Big Love" and an Academy Award for the 2008 film Milk. Black is a Founding Board Member of the American Foundation for Equal Rights and writer of "8", a staged reenactment of the federal trial that led to an appellate court's overturn of California's Proposition 8.