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Ron Shelton

Ron Shelton was born on September 15, 1945 in Whittier, California, USA as Ronald Wayne Shelton. He is a writer and director, known for Bad Boys II (2003), White Men Can't Jump (1992) and Bull Durham (1988). He is married to Lolita Davidovich. They have one child. See full bio »
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 2011 Hound Dogs (TV Movie)
 2003 Bad Boys II (screenplay) / (story)
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (written by)
 1999 Play It to the Bone (written by)
 1996 Tin Cup (written by)
 1996 The Great White Hype (screenplay)
 1994 Cobb (screenplay)
 1994 Blue Chips (written by)
 1992 White Men Can't Jump (written by)
 1989 Blaze (screenplay)
 1988 Bull Durham (written by)
 1983 Under Fire (writer)
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[referring to The Great White Hype (1996)]: "I tried to get my name taken off it because the film they made was not the script I wrote. I find it a horrible movie."


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