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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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Filmography

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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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Other Works:

Novel: "The View from the Bridge: Memories of Star Trek and a Life in Hollywood" See more »

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

[on Time After Time (1979)] One of my original conceptual things about the Ripper was that of an exceedingly handsome, elegant man. Wells, next to him, was a runt who wore glasses, and so forth. The Ripper had an image of tremendous power and potency, not just as a menace, but as an attractive, seductive human being. What was it that women went for him? See more »

Trivia:

His shooting script for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) was subtitled "The Undiscovered Country", which was what William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" called death. This was a metaphor for Spock, who dies in that film. The film was ultimately renamed "The Wrath of Khan" by Paramount executives. When he was signed on to help create Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), he again used the ... See more »

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