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Tim McCanlies

Tim McCanlies was born in 1953 as Timothy B. McCanlies. He is a writer and director, known for The Iron Giant (1999), Secondhand Lions (2003) and Smallville (2001). See full bio »
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 2001-2011 Smallville (TV Series) (concept - 195 episodes)
- Finale (2011) ... (concept - uncredited)
- Prophecy (2011) ... (concept - uncredited)
- Dominion (2011) ... (concept - uncredited)
- Booster (2011) ... (concept - uncredited)
- Kent (2011) ... (concept - uncredited)
 2009 The 2 Bobs (writer)
 2003 Secondhand Lions (written by)
 1999 The Iron Giant (screenplay)
 1998 Dennis the Menace Strikes Again! (Video) (screenplay) / (story)
 1998 Dancer, Texas Pop. 81 (written by)
 1987 North Shore (screenplay)
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 1987 North Shore (associate producer)
 1983 Scalps (associate producer)
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 2012 On Story (TV Series)
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 2004 'Secondhand Lions': One Screenplay's Wild Ride in Hollywood (Video documentary short)
 2004 Haley Joel Osment: An Actor Comes of Age (Video documentary short)
 2004 On the Set with 'Secondhand Lions' (Video documentary short)

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McCanlies pitched a series called Gotham which would have chronicled the rise of a young Bruce Wayne with Clark Kent as a recurring character. McCanlies' concept was turned into the series Smallville, and as of 2006 McCanlies continues to receive royalties for each episode produced.

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