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Michael McDowell (I) (1950–1999)

McDowell was born in Enterprise, Alabama. According to his biography in the 1985 edition of Toplin, McDowell lived in Medford, Massachusetts. He also maintained a residence in Hollywood with his sister Ann and adventurer-filmmaker Peter Lake. The biography described a typical day: McDowell "writes in the mornings and spends the rest of the day ... See full bio »

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  Cold Moon (novel: novel Cold Moon Over Babylon) (post-production)
 1996 Thinner (screenplay)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (adaptation)
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (screenplay - segment "Lot 249") / (written by - segment "Lover's Vow")
 1989-1990 Monsters (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Far Below (1990) ... (teleplay)
- La Strega (1989) ... (teleplay)
 1989 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Lover Come Hack to Me (1989) ... (screenplay)
  Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 1984 - 1987) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1985 - 1988) (written by - 1 episode, 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1985)
- The Cutty Black Sow (1988) ... (teleplay)
- The Moth (1987) ... (writer)
- Seasons of Belief (1986) ... (writer)
- Black Widows (1986) ... (writer)
- The Last Car (1986) ... (writer)
 1988 Beetlejuice (screenplay) / (story)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Miscalculation (1986) ... (writer)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Jar (1986) ... (teleplay)
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 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1992 The JFK Conspiracy (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
 1988 High Spirits (special thanks)

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