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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 10 June 1950Linden, New Jersey, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Writer/producer Ed Naha was born June 10, 1950 in New Jersey in the town of Linden, where he was raised. He attended Kean College. Naha started his career as a rock music and film journalist. He made contributions to such publications as "Playboy," "The Village Voice," "Rolling Stone," "Heavy Metal," "Science Digest," and "The Twilight Zone." Ed was a onetime columnist for "The New York Post." Naha was a co-editor for the science fiction magazine "Starlog" and wrote a regular column for "Starlog" called "L.A. Offbeat." He was the founding editor for the popular horror magazine "Fangoria." Moreover, Naha even worked in the A&R Department at Columbia Records and helped get Bruce Springsteen's debut album "Born to Run" released. Ed also produced the album "Gene Roddenberry: Inside Star Trek" for CBS Records in 1976. He has written over twenty-five novels in the horror, mystery and science fiction genres. Naha wrote the "Traveler" science fiction series under the pseudonym DB Drum. His mystery novel "Cracking Up" was nominated for an Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America in 1992. Ed penned the novelizations for the movies "Dead-Bang," "Ghostbusters II," and the first two "Robocop" pictures. In addition, Naha has written the nonfiction books "The Science Fictionary," "The Films of Roger Corman: Brilliance on a Budget," and "Science Fiction Aliens." He wrote the screenplays for the comedy "Oddballs" and the fantasy flick "Wizards of the Lost Kingdom" for Roger Corman. Ed penned three scripts for producer Charles Band: the fun "Troll," Stuart Gordon's excellent "Dolls," and the shoddy "Spellcaster." Naha achieved his greatest commercial success by co-writing the script for the hit comedy "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids." He's served as a writer and producer on the TV shows "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" and "The Adventures of Sinbad." Ed Naha resides in California.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: woodyanders

Spouse (1)

Suzanne (? - present)

Trivia (2)

Edited the very first issue of Fangoria magazine in August 1979 under the pen name Joe Bonham.
Novelised the first two Robocop films into paperback.

Personal Quotes (1)

[on film adaptations of his scripts] What are you gonna do? When you put the words on paper, you have to hope that maybe three out of ten words survive.

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