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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 1949Brockton, Massachusetts, USA
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Brockton, Massachusetts. First Play was a one-act performed at the Massachusetts Drama Festival in 1966: To Be or Not. Second Play was performed there in 1967: The Madison Avenue Muse. Attended Dartmouth College, where he was a Senior Fellow in Film in 1971. Attended U.S.C., where he received an M.F.A. in Cinema, writing & production in 1973. Worked in medical film and television from 1973-78. Produced commercials in 1979. Moved to L.A. in 1979. Worked as a cinematographer/editor for children's educational films in 1979. Worked as a film writer and director for General Dynamics in 1980. Became a member of the WGAw in 1980 with Summer Solstice. Moved back from L.A. to N.H. in 1984, where he continues to write and to teach screenwriting at Dartmouth College. Taught screenwriting one year at Boston University, in 2000. Taught screenwriting at the University of Glasgow, in Scotland, in 2001. Has taught screenwriting at various workshops, such as the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA and The Cranbrook School in Michigan.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Bill Phillips

Spouse (1)

Cleopatra Mathis (5 July 1986 - ?) (divorced) (4 children)

Trivia (4)

Once worked as an Assistant Cameraman on a title sequence for a feature, when trying to decide whether to pursue screenwriting or cinematography.
Hanover, New Hampshire. [December 2003]
Spent one year at Boston University teaching screenwriting, but left to devote himself to writing
Teaching for the Film Studies Department and English Department at Dartmouth College

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