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David J. Schow

David James Schow was born in Marburg, Germany and was adopted by American parents then living in Middlesex, England. After publishing non-fiction book and film criticism in newspapers and magazines, his first professionally published fiction was a novelette in Galileo Magazine in 1978. He spent the next decade honing his skills in the short ... See full bio »
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 2013 Mob City (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- His Banana Majesty (2013) ... (written by)
 2010/I Wake-Up Call (Short) (original idea)
 2009 The Hills Run Red (Video) (teleplay)
  Masters of Horror (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 2006 - 2007) (short story - 1 episode, 2006)
- We All Scream for Ice Cream (2007) ... (teleplay)
- Pick Me Up (2006) ... (short story) / (teleplay)
 2003 Jason Vs. Leatherface (Short) (characters)
 2003 Unhasped (Short) (story)
  The Hunger (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (written by - 1 episode, 1999) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1997)
- The Falling Man (2000) ... (story)
- The Perfect Couple (2000) ... (story)
- Brass (1999) ... (written by)
- Night Bloomer (1999) ... (story)
- Red Light (1997) ... (teleplay - as David Schow)
 1997 Perversions of Science (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Exile (1997) ... (screenplay)
  The Outer Limits (TV Series) (excerpts - 1 episode, 1995) (written by - 1 episode, 1995)
- The Voice of Reason (1995) ... (excerpts - as David Schow)
- Corner of the Eye (1995) ... (written by - as David Schow)
 1994 The Crow (screenplay)
 1992 Critters 4 (screenplay)
 1991 Critters 3 (screenplay)
 1989 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Safe Sex (1989) ... (writer)
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Novel: Gun Work See more »

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Alternate Names:

David J Schow | David Schow

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The curse of creativity is that artists cannot pick the work that  makes them immortal. See more »


Frequently wears black leather pants, a black leather trench coat and/or a black leather motorcycle jacket over a black shirt and vest. He made a self-referential joke by titling one of his books of short stories Black Leather Required. It is also the name of his official website. See more »

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