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Michael Tolkin

Michael Tolkin was born on October 17, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. He is known for his work on The Player (1992), Deep Impact (1998) and Changing Lanes (2002). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 11 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Snowflake (2014) ... (written by)
- Gem and Loan (2014) ... (written by)
 2009 Nine (screenplay)
 2008 1% (TV Movie)
 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Jerry Was a Man (2007) ... (teleplay)
 2002 Changing Lanes (screenplay)
 1998 Deep Impact (written by)
 1997 The Player (TV Movie)
 1994 The Burning Season (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1994 The New Age (written by)
 1992 Deep Cover (screenplay) / (story)
 1992 The Player (novel "The Player") / (screenplay)
 1991 The Rapture (written by)
 1989 Gleaming the Cube (written by)
 1985 Let's Go (Short)
 1980 Taxi (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Shut It Down: Part 1 (1980) ... (story)
  Delta House (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1979) (story - 1 episode, 1979)
- Hoover and the Bomb (1979) ... (written by)
- Big Man on Campus (1979) ... (written by)
- The Guns of October (1979) ... (story)
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Novel: "Among the Dead" See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

The director is someone who can take all the intentions and make sense of them for the reality of a production. All scripts are too long, all written scenes are too long, all dialogue is too wordy. This is the inevitable dividend of being written in a room, alone. See more »

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Graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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