Two-time Golden Globe winner Scott Alexander was born June 16, 1963, in Los Angeles, California. A very versatile screenwriter, together with his colleague and friend Larry Karaszewski started out by writing children's films such as Problem Child (1990) and Problem Child 2 (1991). During his career, he and Karaszewski worked on projects of very different depths, collaborating with great directors such as Milos Forman and Tim Burton. They wrote The People vs. Larry Flynt (1996), thanks to which they won their first Golden Globe. They also wrote Man on the Moon (1999), Ed Wood (1994), and Big Eyes (2014). Always with Karaszewski, he wrote the screenplays of Goosebumps (2015) and Dolemite Is My Name (2019).
In television they are the creators and producers of the anthology true crime series American Crime Story (2016 – ongoing), winning their second Golden Globe for the first season based on the O.J. Simpson case.