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Joe Eszterhas


Joe Eszterhas was born on November 23, 1944 in Csakanydoroszlo, Hungary as József Eszterhás. He is a writer and producer, known for Basic Instinct (1992), Showgirls (1995) and Sliver (1993). He has been married to Naomi Baka since July 30, 1994. They have four children. He was previously married to Geraldine Javer. See full bio »

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Known For

(1992)
Showgirls Writer
(1995)
Sliver Writer
(1993)

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 2011 Showgirls 2: Penny's from Heaven (characters - uncredited)
 2006 Szabadság, szerelem (screenplay) / (story)
 2006 Basic Instinct 2 (characters)
 1997 Telling Lies in America (written by)
 1995 Jade (written by)
 1995 Showgirls (written by)
 1993 Sliver (screenplay)
 1993 Nowhere to Run (screenplay) / (story)
 1992 Basic Instinct (written by)
 1989 Music Box (written by)
 1989 Checking Out (written by)
 1988 Betrayed (written by)
 1987 Hearts of Fire (screenplay)
 1987 Big Shots (written by)
 1985 Jagged Edge (written by)
 1983 Flashdance (screenplay)
 1978 F.I.S.T. (screenplay) / (story)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (7 credits)
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Other Works:

Book, "F I S T," a novel. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Joe's Blog | Official Site | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Screenwriters are supposed to be neither seen nor heard. I certainly violated that rule. Among others. See more »

Trivia:

Wrote a book about the Bill Clinton/Monica Lewinsky affair, called "American Rhapsody". See more »

Trademark:

Characters named after baseball players See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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