Jim Becket grew up in Lakeville, Connecticut, a small New England town. He had two ambitions, one was to make the Olympic ski team (no, broken leg wrong year), the other to become a writer (yes). There was no role model to go into films with a country lawyer father and piano teacher mother, so a number of years were wasted on a first class ... See full bio »
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 2014 Sons of Africa (Documentary)
 2009 The Green Patriarch (Documentary short)
 2005 Final Approach (Video)
 1997 Plato's Run (Video)
 1996 The Best Revenge (1996)
 1995 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Fast Forward (1995)
 1993 CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Was Bolivian National Ski Champion. See more »



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