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Michael Chabon


Michael Chabon was born on May 24, 1963 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. He is a writer, known for Spider-Man 2 (2004), John Carter (2012) and Wonder Boys (2000). He has been married to Ayelet Waldman since 1993. They have four children. He was previously married to Lollie Groth. See full bio »
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 2012 John Carter (screenplay by)
 2004 Spider-Man 2 (screen story)
 2000 Wonder Boys (novel)
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 2012 Moonrise Kingdom (special thanks)
 2009 Fantastic Mr. Fox (special thanks)
 2008 The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (very special thanks)
 2001 Comic Books & Superheroes (Video documentary short) (thanks)
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 2014 The 50 Year Argument (Documentary)
Himself - Contributor
 2014 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Colbert's Book Club: "A Farewell to Arms" (2014) ... Himself - Guest
 2013 Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- Great Power, Great Responsibility (2013) ... Himself - Author
- Truth, Justice and the American Way (2013) ... Himself - Author
 2012 John Carter: 100 Years in the Making (Video documentary short)
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 2009 La grande librairie (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.15 (2009) ... Himself
 2007 Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist (Documentary)
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 2006 The Simpsons (TV Series)
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- Moe'N'A Lisa (2006) ... Himself (voice)
 2003 Comic Book Superheroes Unmasked (TV Movie documentary)
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 2001 Comic Books & Superheroes (Video documentary short)
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 1988 Apostrophes (TV Series)
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- Apostrophes internationales (1988) ... Himself
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Co-authored "The Escapist", 80-page graphic novel tie-in to "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay" See more »

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1 Interview | 4 Articles | See more »
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[on John Carter (2012)] I still feel that we made a very good movie. Solid. Entertaining. Breathtaking. If a movie set on Mars with flying ships, sword fighting, red princesses, villainous villains and dashing heroes doesn't sound like your kind of movie, I understand that. But for people who enjoy that sort of thing - I count myself among that group - I thought it was a perfectly serviceable ... See more »

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Says that his inspiration for "The Mysteries of Pittsburgh" was fear. He was afraid that all of the other students, at the college he was attending, had already written novels, and he didn't want to be left out. He found "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald and "Goodbye, Columbus" by Philip Roth in his step-father's basement office next to each other on a shelf. Both later heavily influenced... See more »

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