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John Pielmeier



JOHN PIELMEIER is an actor and writer who began his career with the internationally acclaimed play and movie Agnes of God. Since then he has had three more plays mounted on Broadway and over twenty-five film, television movies and miniseries produced. Most recently he has written and acted in the internationally successful limited series The Pillars of the Earth (named the 5th Best Miniseries of All Time!) and premiered his stage adaptation of The Exorcist in London’s West End prior to its New York opening in 2019. His first novel, Hook’s Tale, has recently been published by Scribner to wonderful reviews and he is currently adapting it as a one-person show for the stage. He has received the Humanitas Award (plus two nominations), five Writers’ Guild Award nominations, a Gemini nomination, an Edgar Award, the Camie Award, a Christopher Award, and his projects have won a Gemini Award and been nominated for the Emmy Award (three times) and the Golden Globe Award. He is married to writer Irene O’Garden and makes his home in upstate New York. If you want to know more,please visit his website: