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Jessica Kaplan (I) (1979–2003)

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Jessica Kaplan sold her first screenplay (Havoc) to New Line Cinema at the age of 17. She went on to pen The Dancer, (produced by Luc Besson), the adaptation of The Basic Eight for New Regency and wrote an original screenplay, entitled The Way Out, for Paramount. She died far too young at 24, robbing the world of a ... See full bio »


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Spent a year traveling in South America, then returned the the US and wrote, with new writing partner Jamie Hawkins, a pilot for a television series entitled "Telegraph Hill" based partially on her own experiences being thrust into the spotlight at a young age. The pilot was bought by CBS Television. See more »

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