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Tab Murphy


Born and raised in Olympia, Washington, Tab attended USC Film School and has been a working screenwriter since 1983. His major breakthrough came with a writing credit on 'Gorillas in the Mist', for which he received an Academy Award nomination. Tab spent nearly ten years in the Disney machine, writing such feature length animated movies as '... See full bio »

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  Teen Titans Go! (TV Series) (1 episode, 2013) (story - 1 episode, 2013) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2013)
- Parasite (2013) ... (story) / (teleplay)
 2011-2012 Thundercats (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes)
- Recipe for Disaster (2012) ... (written by)
- Native Son (2012) ... (written by)
- Berbils (2011) ... (written by)
- The Duelist and the Drifter (2011) ... (written by)
- Journey to the Tower of Omens (2011) ... (written by)
 2011 Batman: Year One (Video) (written by)
 2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (Video) (written by)
 2009 Dark Country (written by)
 2006 Brother Bear 2 (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2003 Brother Bear (screenplay)
 2003 Atlantis: Milo's Return (Video) (characters - uncredited)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (screenplay) / (story)
 1999 Tarzan (screenplay)
 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (animation screenplay) / (animation story)
 1995 Last of the Dogmen (written by)
 1988 Gorillas in the Mist (story)
 1987 My Best Friend Is a Vampire (written by)
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 1987 My Best Friend Is a Vampire (associate producer)
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 2002 The Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire' (Video documentary) (thanks)
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 2002 The Making of 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire' (Video documentary)
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