Gregory Howard
Screenwriter, producer, author, essayist, playwright

Greg is an award-winning screenwriter, Remember The Titans, Ali. He is the only screenwriter in the history of film to write a true story spec that grossed over $100 million and is also the highest grossing African American drama screenwriter in history. Greg was the only screenwriter to contribute essays to the Taschen’s historic photo coffee table book about Muhammad Ali, Greatest of All Time (G.O.A.T.). Greg contributed four essays including the introduction to the massive 600-page book, Rumble In An Urban Jungle. In TV, Greg has written for ABC, Fox, and CBS shows including 21 Jump Street, True Colors, Where I live, and Coming To America. In theater, Greg’s first play, Tinseltown Trilogy, garnered him a best playwright nomination from the L.A. Weekly and won him an NAACP Theater Award for best playwright. Greg’s first book was his senior thesis at Princeton, Rebellion—The Newark Riot of 1967. Greg’s current projects include Misty, the story of ABT ballerina, Misty Copeland; Harriet, the Harriet Tubman story; Better Angels, an interracial love story against the backdrop of Uganda’s civil war; Baptism in Fire, the World War II story of the Patton’s black tank battalion; and Black Power, an episodic series about the rise of militancy in the 60s for Amazon. Greg has started two scholarships for his former mentors, The Lowell Fisher Scholarship, and the Dr. Howard Lonsdale Scholarship in his hometown of Vallejo. Greg also has an active mentorship program helping minority kids gain admission to elite colleges. Since 2004 Greg has gotten acceptances for his mentees to to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Williams, University of Pennsylvania, Amherst, Bowdoin, Swarthmore. Greg’s awards include The Christopher Award, two NAACP Image Awards, Heartland Award, and finalist for the Eugene O’Neill Playwriting Award. Greg resides in South Florida. Website: Twitter: @GregoryAHoward