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Ronald Bass

Ronald Bass was born on March 26, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ronald Jay Bass. He is a writer and producer, known for Entrapment (1999), Rain Man (1988) and My Best Friend's Wedding (1997). He has been married to Christine Ann Thomas since June 3, 1978. They have two children. He was previously married to Gail V. Weinstein. See full bio »

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 2015 Eleven Percent (screenplay) (announced)
 2015 The Casa Havana (screenplay) (pre-production)
 2014/I Before We Go (screenplay - as Ron Bass) / (story - as Ron Bass)
 2013 Space Warriors (screenplay - as Ron Bass) / (story - as Ron Bass)
 2011 Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (screenplay - as Ron Bass)
 2010 Monologues Volume 1 (Short)
 2009 Amelia (written by - as Ron Bass)
 2005 Mozart and the Whale (written by - as Ron Bass)
 2005 The Lazarus Child (screenplay)
 2000 Passion of Mind (written by - as Ron Bass)
 1999 Snow Falling on Cedars (screenplay - as Ron Bass)
 1999 Entrapment (screenplay - as Ron Bass) / (story - as Ron Bass)
 1999 Swing Vote (TV Movie) (written by - as Ron Bass)
 1999 Invisible Child (TV Movie) (story - as Ron Bass)
 1999 Border Line (TV Movie) (story - as Ron Bass) / (teleplay - as Ron Bass)
 1998 Stepmom (screenplay - as Ron Bass)
 1998 What Dreams May Come (screenplay - as Ron Bass)
 1998 How Stella Got Her Groove Back (screenplay - as Ron Bass)
 1997 My Best Friend's Wedding (written by)
  Moloney (TV Series) (20 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1996)
- The Pleading (1997) ... (creator)
- Past Forgiveness (1997) ... (creator)
- The Ripple Effect (1997) ... (creator)
- Ball & Chain (1997) ... (creator)
- Loved and Lost (1997) ... (creator)
 1995 Waiting to Exhale (screenplay)
 1995 Dangerous Minds (screenplay)
 1994 Reunion (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1994 The Enemy Within (TV Movie) (teleplay - as Ron Bass)
 1994 When a Man Loves a Woman (written by)
 1993 The Joy Luck Club (screenplay)
 1991 Sleeping with the Enemy (screenplay)
 1988 Rain Man (screenplay)
 1987 Gardens of Stone (screenplay)
 1987 Black Widow (written by)
 1985 Code Name: Emerald (novel "The Emerald Illusion") / (screenplay)
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wrote a rejected draft of Superman Lives (2000)

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He wrote unproduced drafts of screenplays for "The Shipping News", "Memoirs of a Geisha" and "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly". See more »

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