my 'Top 10 Hollywood Writers'...

because of my artistic values of expressing myself through 'print';
this list I hold dear to my heart...

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1.
Stephen King
Stephen Edwin King was born on September 21, 1947, at the Maine General Hospital in Portland. His parents were Nellie Ruth (Pillsbury), who worked as a caregiver at a mental institute, and Donald Edwin King, a merchant seaman. His father was born under the surname "Pollock", but used the last name "King"...
“ the 'King' of authors (pun intended).
I had at one time over 25 of his novels,
(but due to moving, divorce, etc; I have just a few left).
now, I cherish this book; 'on writing/2000' which basically explains why he writes what he does.
Mr. King appears to be a very uncomplicated man, that is most relaxed within himself when he is in a 'story-telling' mood.
his quote: " if you don't have the time to read,
you don't have the time or tools to write."
he is by far, the best ever at what he does... ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
2.
Jerry Seinfeld
Writer, Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Betty (Hesney) and Kalman Seinfeld. His father was of Hungarian Jewish descent, while Jerry's maternal grandparents, Salha and Selim Hosni, were Syrian Jewish immigrants (from Aleppo). He moved with his family, including sister Carolyn, to suburban Massepequa...
“ Mr. Seinfeld is half of the exceptional writing team who is responsible for the humor experienced on one of the
'greatest sitcoms of all time'.
Seinfeld was 172 episodes and lasted 9 seasons. ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
3.
“ Larry is the 'other' half of the exceptional writing team for the sitcom known as Seinfeld. after the series ended, he branched-out on his own for the cable-tv series 'Curb your Enthusiasm', which aired 81 episodes over an 11yr span. ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
4.
“ saying 'Lorne Michaels' name is like mentioning TV royalty. responsible for what is now the longest comedy program ever in 'Saturday Night Live'; 37yrs, 618+ episodes.
not to mention the hundreds of other programs he is involved with.
if Mr. Michaels was a horse, he'd be a Clydesdale;
the hardest working horse alive... ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
5.
James Cameron
Writer, Aliens
James Francis Cameron was born on August 16, 1954 in Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada. He moved to the United States in 1971. The son of an engineer, he majored in physics at California State University before switching to English, and eventually dropping out. He then drove a truck to support his screenwriting ambition...
“ Mr. Cameron has written the biggest box-office releases in history. where does he get his inspirations?
this guy is a phenom... ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
6.
George Lucas
George Walton Lucas, Jr. was raised on a walnut ranch in Modesto, California. His father was a stationery store owner and he had three siblings. During his late teen years, he went to Downey High School and was very much interested in drag racing. He planned to become a professional race-car driver...
“ it was George Lucas who openned the door for ALL to follow back in the 1970's with his 'Star Wars saga'.
thank-you Mr. Lucas for your creative mind... ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
7.
“ Mr. Hughes was an incredible writer and visionary.
He consistantly made people laugh and/or cry during his stories.
not needing an excessive budget for any of his movies,
he would always 'pen-out' a winner.
you are missed John... ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
8.
J.R.R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien was an English writer, poet, philologist, and professor who is best known as the author of the classic high-fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. Tolkien never expected his stories to become popular, but by sheer accident a book called The Hobbit, which he had written some years before for his own children...
“ the 'grand-daddy' of inventing 'fantasy worlds';
Mr. Tolkien was criticizied early in his career for what he believed in. thank-goodness he never listened to his doubters... ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
9.
Paul Thomas Anderson
Anderson was born in 1970. He was one of the first of the "video store" generation of film-makers. His father was the first man on his block to own a V.C.R., and from a very early age Anderson had an infinite number of titles available to him. While film-makers like Spielberg cut their teeth making 8 mm films, Anderson cut his teeth shooting films on video and editing them from V.C.R. to V.C.R...
“ PTA began his career in the late 1980's/early 1990's with the writings of short stories and minor scripts. he has evolved from a complete unkown to one of the premiere indie/main stream authors/directors. I'm a HUGE fan of this brilliant man... ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
10.
Aaron Sorkin
Aaron Sorkin grew up in Scarsdale, a suburb of New York City where he was very involved in his high school drama and theater club. After graduating from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater, Sorkin intended to pursue a career in acting. It took him only a short time to realize that his true love...
“ Mr. Sorkin is the 'new breed' of writer that has come into the industry in the last 20yrs. his compelling art of story-telling is winning him accolads and millions of new fans with each new chapter he pens. this guy is awesome... ” - gahollywoodkiss
 
11.
“ ok then. so I included myself.
I am a GREAT storyteller... ” - gahollywoodkiss