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Writer/Director Alan Shapiro studied at New York University film school, where his first student production, Briefly...Brian, won acclaim, including best student film at Cannes. It was shown at New York's Museum of Modern Art and on PBS, and helped him raise enough grant money to finance a second short, Meeting Halfway, which was bought by ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Crush
The Crush Writer
(1993)
Flipper
Flipper Writer
(1996)
The Christmas Star
(1986)
Tiger Town
Tiger Town Writer
(1983)

Filmography

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 1996 Flipper (screenplay)
 1993 The Crush (written by)
 1990 The Outsiders (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Pilot (1990) ... (teleplay)
 1988 Crossing the Mob (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1986 The Christmas Star (story) / (writer)
 1983 Tiger Town (TV Movie)
 1979 Meeting Halfway (TV Movie)
 1978 Briefly... Brian (TV Movie)
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Alan Shapiro, Morgan Creek Prods. and Warner Bros, were sued by a Los Angeles family alleging that the film The Crush (1993) libeled their daughter. Plaintiffs noted, among other things, that the film's central female character, a psychotic killer with an unrequited crush on the man who rents her parents' guest house, shared their daughter's first name Darian (which was changed to Adrian in later... See more »

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