From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Roger Avary (born Roger d'Avary on August 23, 1965) is a Canadian film and television producer, screenwriter and director in the American mass media industry. He was behind the screenplays of the films Silent Hill and Beowulf. Before that, he had worked on Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, the latter of which earned both him and Quentin Tarantino an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay at the 67th Academy Awards. He also directed the films Killing Zoe and The Rules of Attraction, among other film and television projects as well. Description above from the Wikipedia article Roger Avary, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.