Jeb Stuart

Jeb Stuart has been a motion picture and television screenwriter for over 30 years. During his career, he has written over 40 projects including The Fugitive, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture; and Die Hard, widely considered one of the best action films of all time. It was recently added to the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.

A longtime member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Jeb’s work has been recognized by the American Film Institute and the Writers Guild of America. His most recent project is a World War II drama called The Liberator which is currently in pre-production at Netflix.


MA, Stanford University, recipient of the A.B. Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship
MA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
BA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Awards and Honors

National Film Registry, Library of Congress: Die Hard (2017)

American Film Insititute 100 Years 100 Thrills: The Fugitive #33, Die Hard #39

The Fugitive: Best Screenplay Nomination, Writer’s Guild of America (1993)

The Fugitive:  Academy Award Nomination for Best Picture (1993)

Edgar Allen Poe Nominee: Die Hard, The Fugitive

American Film Institute: 100 Top Villains (Die Hard)

Blood Done Sign My Name: Selected as the opening film of 2010 Pan African Film Festival

WILBUR AWARD, Best Film: Blood Done Sign My Name (2010)

A.B. Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship — Stanford University (1985)

Jeb Stuart

Visiting Assistant Professor