Steven Knight was born in 1959 in Marlborough, England. He is a writer and producer, known for Eastern Promises (2007), Locke (2013) and Peaky Blinders (2013).
His work on Dirty Pretty Things earned him an Academy Award nomination in 2004 and the BIFA Award for Best Screenplay in 2003. His screenplay for Eastern Promises also earned him a 2007 BIFA nomination for Best Screenplay.
His work on Locke earned him the 2013 BIFA award for Best Screenplay.