Chris Gerolmo

7-time Academy Award nominated writer of Mississippi Burning

Chris Gerolmo wrote Mississippi Burning which was nominated for 7 Academy Awards. He wrote and directed Citizen X for HBO, which was nominated for 7 Emmys. In 2005, he created Over There about the war in Iraq with Steven Bochco. He directed the pilot & wrote much of the series. He also wrote and sang the title song, which was nominated for an Emmy for Best Main Title Theme. Since then, he has released three albums and two EPs. He’s also written a book about the loss of his wife to cancer called Death for Beginners, published by Patcheny Press. He lives in Brentwood with his three children.

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