Game of Thrones - Executive Producer / Writer - David Benioff is an author and screenwriter. He adapted his first novel, The 25th Hour, into the feature film of the same name directed by Spike Lee. His other screenplays include TROY, STAY and THE KITE RUNNER. Stories from his critically acclaimed collection When the Nines Roll Over appeared in "Best New American Voices" and "Best Nonrequired American Reading." City of Thieves was selected as the 2008 SCIBA Fiction Award Winner. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.