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Nicholas Meyer


Nicholas Meyer was born on December 24, 1945 in New York City, and is probably best known for his involvement in the Star Trek films. According to his website, it was seeing his first movie The Beggar's Opera (1953) that inspired him to become a filmmaker. He was fascinated by such literary classics as Jules Verne's "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Houdini (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2014) ... (written by)
- Part 1 (2014) ... (written by)
 2009 The Hessen Conspiracy (writer)
 2008/I Elegy (screenplay)
 2006 Orpheus (TV Movie)
 2003 The Human Stain (screenplay)
 2002 Fall from the Sky (TV Movie)
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (additional screenplay material)
 1997 The Informant (screenplay)
 1995 Voices (written by)
 1993 Sommersby (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 Company Business (written by)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (screenplay)
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1985) ... (writer)
 1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (screenplay - uncredited)
 1979 Time After Time (screenplay)
 1975 The Night That Panicked America (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1974 Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1973 Invasion of the Bee Girls (written by)
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Wrote foreword for "Sir Arthur Conan Doyle at the Cinema" by Scott Allen Nollen (McFarland). See more »

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1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on the difference between an actor and a movie star] An actor is someone who pretends to be somebody else. A movie star is somebody who pretends that somebody else is them. Actors will change their face, will change their hair, will change their voice, will disappear into the role. A movie star doesn't disappear. See more »

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His favorite member of the original Star Trek (1966) series cast was James Doohan. See more »

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Capricorn

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