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Robert McKee was born in 1941 in Detroit, Michigan, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Madness, Double Dare (1985) and Mrs. Columbo (1979). See full bio »

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Madness Writer
Double Dare
Double Dare Writer
Mrs. Columbo
Mrs. Columbo Writer
Spenser: For Hire


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 1993 Abraham (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1993)
- Episode #1.1 (1993)
 1991 Without Walls (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- J'accuse: Citizen Kane (1991) ... (writer)
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Day's Wages (1986) ... (writer)
 1985 Double Dare (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Now You See It, Now You See It (1985) ... (written by)
 1979 Mrs. Columbo (TV Series) (writer)
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 1993 G-Force Intergalactic (TV Series) (producer - 5 episodes)
- Upgrading the President (1993) ... (producer)
- Tyran's Escape (1993) ... (producer)
- Operation: Get Tyran (1993) ... (producer)
- The Ring of Fire (1993) ... (producer)
- Warming Warning (1993) ... (producer)
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 2007 Barbie as the Island Princess (Video) (story consultant - as Robert O. Mckee)
 2006 Barbie in the 12 Dancing Princesses (Video) (story consultant - as Robert O. McKee)
 2004 Barbie as the Princess and the Pauper (Video) (story consultant)
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 2017 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Robert McKee
- The Caper Chase (2017) ... Robert McKee (voice)
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 2012 Hellbound? (Documentary)
Himself - Author, Story
 2011 Made in Hollywood (Documentary)
 2008 Imagine (TV Series documentary)
- A Love Story (2008) ... Himself
 2007 Greatest Ever Romantic Movies (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 The 100 Greatest Films (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 The Panel (TV Series)
- Episode #4.9 (2001) ... Himself
 1999 E! Mysteries & Scandals (TV Series documentary)
- Ingrid Bergman (1999) ... Himself
 1998 20 Dates
 1991 Without Walls (TV Series documentary)

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Other Works:

Author of "Story: Substance, Structure, Style, And The Principles Of Screenwriting" -- widely regarded as the best book on screenwriting available. Published in 1999. Also conducts a world-famous three-day screenwriting seminar.

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Alternate Names:

Robert O. McKee | Robert O. Mckee


5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Personal Quote:

Anxious, inexperienced writers obey rules; rebellious, unschooled writers break rules; an artist masters the form. See more »


Portrayed by Brian Cox in Adaptation. (2002). See more »

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