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Barry Morrow

Barry Morrow is an Emmy and Academy Award winning writer/producer best known for his original story and screenplay for the 1988 Best Picture, "Rain Man (1988)". Morrow's autobiographical story, "Bill (1981)", starring Dennis Quaid and the late Mickey Rooney, was hailed by the New York Times as Rooney's most enduring role in his 90 year career. See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2013 Remember Sunday (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2003 Mercy of the Sea (writer)
 1996 Race the Sun (written by)
 1995 Gospa
 1991 Christmas on Division Street (TV Movie) (written by)
 1989 The Karen Carpenter Story (TV Movie) (written by)
 1988 Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story (TV Movie) (written by)
 1988 Rain Man (screenplay) / (story)
 1987 A Conspiracy of Love (TV Movie)
 1983 Bill: On His Own (TV Movie) (written by)
 1981 Bill (TV Movie) (story)
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His one man stage performance "Bill For Short" was released on CD by Gang of Seven.

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2 Biographical Movies | 2 Portrayals | See more »

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His son, Clay Morrow, won an Emmy Award for animation short writing for Mickey Mouse: 'O Sole Minnie (2013). See more »

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