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Paul Haggis


Paul Haggis is the award-winning filmmaker who, in 2006, became the first screenwriter to write two Best Film Oscar winners back-to-back - Million Dollar Baby (2004) directed by Clint Eastwood, and Crash (2004) which he himself directed. For Crash (2004), he won Academy Awards for Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. The film also received ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 37 wins & 28 nominations. See more awards »

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  Honeymoon with Harry (screenplay) (announced)
  The Juliet (screenplay) (announced)
 2013 Third Person (screenplay)
 2011 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Video Game) (writer)
 2010 The Next Three Days (screenplay)
 2008 Quantum of Solace (written by)
 2008 Speechless (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2007 In the Valley of Elah (screenplay) / (story)
  The Black Donnellys (TV Series) (9 episodes, 2007) (story - 2 episodes, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007) (written by - 1 episode, 2007)
- Easy Is the Way (2007) ... (creator) / (story)
- The Black Drop (2007) ... (creator) / (story)
- Wasn't That Enough? (2007) ... (creator)
- When the Door Opens (2007) ... (creator)
- All of Us Are in the Gutter (2007) ... (creator)
 2006 Letters from Iwo Jima (story)
 2006 Casino Royale (screenplay)
 2006 Flags of Our Fathers (screenplay)
 2006 The Last Kiss (screenplay)
 2005 Walker, Texas Ranger: Trial by Fire (TV Movie) (creator)
 2004 Million Dollar Baby (screenplay)
 2004/I Crash (screenplay) / (story)
 2003 Mister Sterling (TV Series)
 1999-2001 Family Law (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Angel's Flight (2001) ... (writer)
- Clemency (2001) ... (writer)
- Safe at Home (2001) ... (writer)
- Affairs of the State (2000) ... (writer)
- One Mistake (2000) ... (writer)
  Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series) (188 episodes, 1993 - 2001) (created by - 8 episodes, 1993 - 1994)
- The Final Showdown: Part 2 (2001) ... (creator)
- The Final Showdown: Part 1 (2001) ... (creator)
- Reel Rangers (2001) ... (creator)
- Blood Diamonds (2001) ... (creator)
- Without a Sound (2001) ... (creator)
  Due South (TV Series) (55 episodes, 1994 - 1999) (written by - 10 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (story - 1 episode, 1995) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1995)
- Call of the Wild: Part 2 (1999) ... (creator)
- Call of the Wild: Part 1 (1999) ... (creator)
- Say Amen (1999) ... (creator)
- Hunting Season (1999) ... (creator)
- A Likely Story (1999) ... (creator)
 1998 Ghost of a Chance (TV Movie)
 1997 Michael Hayes (TV Series) (developer) / (pilot and multiple episodes)
  EZ Streets (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (story - 4 episodes, 1996 - 1997) (teleplay - 3 episodes, 1996 - 1997)
- A Ceremony of Innocence (1997) ... (writer)
- On the Left Side of the Angel (1997) ... (writer)
- One Acquainted with the Night (1997) ... (writer)
- Every Dog Has Its Day (1997) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- St. Jude Took a Bullet (1997) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  L.A. Law (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 1994) (story - 1 episode, 1994)
- Finish Line (1994) ... (story)
- Whistle Stop (1994) ... (written by)
- How Am I Driving? (1994) ... (written by)
- Silence Is Golden (1994) ... (written by)
 1993 Red Hot (written by)
 1990-1991 You Take the Kids (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Pilot (1990) ... (written by)
  City (TV Series) (10 episodes, 1990) (written by - 2 episodes, 1990) (story - 1 episode, 1990)
- Just a Passing Dad (1990) ... (creator)
- With a Song in Your Heart and a Knife in Your Back (1990) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Seems Like Old Times (1990) ... (creator)
- Oil and Water (1990) ... (creator)
- Love Among the Ruins (1990) ... (creator) / (story)
  thirtysomething (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes, 1988) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1987)
- Business as Usual (1988) ... (writer)
- South by Southeast (1988) ... (writer)
- Nice Work If You Can Get It (1987) ... (teleplay)
 1987 The Tracey Ullman Show (TV Series)
 1987 Together We Stand (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- We're a Family (1987) ... (teleplay)
  The Facts of Life (TV Series) (written by - 11 episodes, 1982 - 1986) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1984 - 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1985)
- Out of Peekskill: Part 2 (1986) ... (written by)
- Out of Peekskill: Part 1 (1986) ... (written by)
- Atlantic City (1986) ... (written by)
- Tootie Drives (1985) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- 3, 2, 1 (1985) ... (written by)
 1986 Charmed Lives (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1986) ... (screenplay)
  Who's the Boss? (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1986) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1986)
- Charmed Lives (1986) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1983-1984 One Day at a Time (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Meaning of Life (1984) ... (written by)
- Parting Company (1984) ... (written by)
- Take My Ex (1983) ... (written by)
  Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1982 - 1983) (written by - 1 episode, 1983) (story - 1 episode, 1982)
- The Van Drummonds (1983) ... (written by)
- The Cricket (1983) ... (teleplay)
- Memories (1982) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 1983 The Puppy's Further Adventures (TV Series) (writer)
 1982 Ri¢hie Ri¢h (TV Series) (story - 1982)
 1982 The Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Puppy Hour (TV Series) (story - 1982)
 1982 Mr. Merlin (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- An Absence of Amulets (1982) ... (written by)
 1981 The Love Boat (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Lady from Laramie/Vicki Swings/Phantom Bride (1981) ... (written by - segment "Phantom Bride")
 1980 Heathcliff (TV Series) (story - 1980-1981)
 1980 The Ri¢hie Ri¢h/Scooby-Doo Show (TV Series) (story - 1980)
 1979 The Plastic Man Comedy/Adventure Show (TV Series) (story - 1980)
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Alternate Names:

Paul Edward Haggis

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Talking about Scientology (in the New Yorker): Demands for donations never seemed to stop. They used friends and any kind of pressure they could apply. I gave them money just to keep them from calling and hounding me. See more »

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In March 2003, Razor Magazine made a list of "nonconformists that defy dictates, the iconoclasts that cling to independent thought, the radicals that refuse adherence, that give us pause. They are what legends are made of." Along with Sam Shepard, Julian Schnabel, Baz Luhrmann, Lance Armstrong, Richard Branson, Robert Shapiro, John Irving and Bill Clinton, Razor Magazine named Haggis one of its "... See more »

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