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Michael Tolkin

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

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Player
The Player Producer
(1992)
Deep Impact
Deep Impact Writer
(1998)
Changing Lanes
(2002)
The Rapture
The Rapture Writer
(1991)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Producer (6 credits)
 2018 Escape at Dannemora (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2014-2015 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (consulting producer - 24 episodes)
- Exsuscito (2015) ... (consulting producer)
- Poker (2015) ... (consulting producer)
- One Night in Yerevan (2015) ... (consulting producer)
- The Octopus (2015) ... (consulting producer)
- Tulip (2015) ... (consulting producer)
 2008 1% (TV Movie) (producer)
 1997 The Player (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1992 The Player (producer)
 1989 Gleaming the Cube (associate producer)
Show Show Writer (17 credits)
Show Show Director (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (9 credits)

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Novel: "Under Radar" See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »
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Where the writer leaves off, the director begins. Where the director leaves off, the actor begins. And where the actor leaves off, the audience begins. And so when you finally see the audience it's theirs now - it's theirs to reinvent, it's theirs to make up. The audience tells the story along with the film. And something happens, and actually it changes. And that's why as the writer it's not mine... See more »

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Brother of Stephen Tolkin See more »

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Libra

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