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Jay Cocks

Jay Cocks was born on January 12, 1944 in the USA as John C. Cocks Jr. He is a writer, known for Gangs of New York (2002), The Age of Innocence (1993) and Strange Days (1995). See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 6 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016/I Silence (screenplay) (post-production)
 2004 De-Lovely (written by)
 2002 Gangs of New York (screenplay) / (story)
 1996 The 68th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 1995 Strange Days (screenplay)
 1993 The Age of Innocence (screenplay)
 1990 Made in Milan (Short documentary)
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[on Pauline Kael, 1974]: You may not have noticed, but since Pauline Kael departed the "New Yorker" this spring on her annual hiatus, her name has been popping up in ads for movies she didn't review.


Introduced a young filmmaker to an up and coming actor over dinner. The filmmaker was Martin Scorsese and the actor was Robert De Niro. See more »

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This twerp used to be a movie critic daimon7
A letter to Mr. Cocks grapejuice31
To act: perchance to dream: ay, there's the rub; grapejuice31
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I have an Autographed copy of De-Lovely From Mr. Cocks tnynapoli
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