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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 15 September 1945Whittier, California, USA
Birth NameRonald Wayne Shelton

Mini Bio (1)

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.

Spouse (1)

Lolita Davidovich (? - present) (1 child)

Trade Mark (3)

Writes and directs movies about sports
Likes to feature scenes where several things are happening simultaneously
Cameos from real-life athletes

Trivia (7)

(1967-1971) Second baseman for Baltimore Orioles farm team.
Played five seasons of minor-league baseball in the Baltimore Orioles farm system; highest level reached was with the Rochester Red Wings in the Triple-A International League.
Mentor to Michael Patrick MacDonald, author of "All Souls."
He will direct the feature adaptation of Michael Patrick MacDonald's memoir "All Souls: A Family Story from Southie" for Crossroad Films.
Often casts actor and longtime friend Eloy Casados in supporting roles (Under Fire, The Best of Times, Blaze, White Men Can't Jump, Cobb, Play It to the Bone, Hollywood Homicide).
Uncle of Ben Shelton, who is also a filmmaker.
Told the AFI in "Private Screenings" that Disney's "Treasure Island" and "A Man Called Peter" are his favorite films.

Personal Quotes (1)

[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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