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Scribe Blake Snyder dies at 51

6 August 2009 9:05 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

Screenwriter and author Blake Snyder died Tuesday morning from cardiac arrest. He was 51 years old.

Snyder co-wrote the screenplays for the Universal comedy "Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot" (1992) and the Disney family film "Blank Check" (1994). But he became most well-known as a screenwriting teacher whose bestselling books "Save the Cat! The Last Book on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need" (2005) and "Save the Cat! Goes to the Movies: The Screenwriter's Guide to Every Story Ever Told" (2007) encouraged a host of aspiring writers, producers and development executives to see the patterns in all successful movies.

"I often recommend Blake's books to aspiring screenwriters because they are by far the most useful and most readable books on screenwriting I've ever come across," said screenwriter Karen Lutz ("The Ugly Truth"). "He truly loved movies and was able to break down the structure of them in a way I'd never seen done before and in »

- By Jay A. Fernandez

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