Eli Ayres is an American director, producer and screenwriter with an impressive career spanning over 10 years. He is known for his work on the Academy Award-winning film The King’s Speech and the critically-acclaimed television series The Americans.
Ayres was born in New York City in 1979 and grew up in the Brooklyn borough. At a young age, he developed an interest in film and television, and eventually attended film school at University of California, Los Angeles. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
Ayres first broke into the industry as an assistant director, working on several television series and films. He then moved on to writing and producing, and his first major success was the television series The Americans. The show was praised by critics and viewers alike, and Ayres received multiple Emmy nominations for his work.
In 2012, Ayres wrote and directed his first feature film, The King’s Speech. The film was a critical and commercial success, and won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Following its success, Ayres directed a number of films, including the hit drama The Fault in Our Stars, as well as the romantic comedy Love, Rosie.
Ayres has also worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars, including Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore. He has also directed television shows such as The Good Wife, The Mindy Project and House of Cards.
Ayres is currently in post-production on his upcoming film, The Glass Castle, based on the memoir by Jeannette Walls. The film stars Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson and Naomi Watts and is set for release in 2017.
Ayres is known for his ability to capture the emotions of his characters in an honest and heartfelt way. He has established himself as one of the most sought-after directors in Hollywood and shows no signs of slowing down.