3 wins & 7 nominations.
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(TV Series) (37 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (written by - 2 episodes, 2002)
(written by - as Leonard Maas Jr.)
(screenplay - as Leonard Maas Jr.)
Was an uncredited writer for the Dolph Lundgren/Brian Benben vehicle "I Come In Peace" (1990).
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Dave Koepp | Leonard Maas Jr.
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[on writing Mission: Impossible
(1996)] Tom Cruise
was involved first. He was interested in doing it, and he was producing it. And then Brian De Palma
called me and said why don't you take a crack at it. You have to consider who's in it, and then make it work. The essential problem was Tom Cruise
was the biggest star on the planet, and [the original TV show] was an ensemble that tilts towards ...
In an interview, he claimed that one of the things that inspired him to write movies was the scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark in which the buildup for a bull whip and scimitar fight ends up with Indy shooting the swordsman. Ironically, this scene was not conceived by the writer, but was the result of an offhand remark during shooting.