D.V. DeVincentis was born in Europe and raised in Evanston, Illinois. He currently lives in Los Angeles, California, but is often in other places. He began his creative life at an early age in the Chicago theater. After studying literature and filmmaking at a number of colleges, DeVincentis moved to Los Angeles. From there and some other places he has written and produced feature film scripts in collaboration with others and alone, including High Fidelity (Writers Guild of America and BAFTA nominations), Grosse Pointe Blank, Lay The Favorite, and S.O.S., among others.
In 2016, DeVincentis won the Golden Globe, The NAACP Image Award, two Emmy Awards, the Writers Guild Award, two Producers Guild Awards, and others for his writing and producing of American Crime Story: The People vs. OJ Simpson. He has two television shows developing at FX Network, and an untitled feature that will mark his writing/directing debut and go in front of cameras in 2018.