Ron Shelton


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Ron Shelton was born on September 15, 1945 in Whittier, California, USA. He is a writer and director, known for Bull Durham (1988), Hollywood Homicide (2003) and White Men Can't Jump (1992). He has been married to Lolita Davidovich since 1997. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Bull Durham Writer
(1988)
(2003)
(1992)
Tin Cup Writer
(1996)

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 2021 The Best of Times (original)
  L.A.'s Finest (TV Series) (based on the character Syd Burnett created for the movie Bad Boys 2 by - 13 episodes, 2020) (based on the character Syd Burnett created by for the movie "Bad Boys 2" - 13 episodes, 2019)
- For Life (2020) ... (based on the character Syd Burnett created for the movie Bad Boys 2 by)
- Deliver Us from Evil (2020) ... (based on the character Syd Burnett created for the movie Bad Boys 2 by)
- Coyote Ugly (2020) ... (based on the character Syd Burnett created for the movie Bad Boys 2 by)
- Rafferty and the Gold Dust Twins (2020) ... (based on the character Syd Burnett created for the movie Bad Boys 2 by)
- Kangaroo Jack (2020) ... (based on the character Syd Burnett created for the movie Bad Boys 2 by)
 2017 Just Getting Started (written by)
 2011 Hound Dogs (TV Movie)
 2003 Bad Boys II (screenplay) / (story)
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (written by)
 1999 Play It to the Bone (written by)
 1996 Tin Cup (written by)
 1996 The Great White Hype (screenplay)
 1994 Cobb (screenplay)
 1994 Blue Chips (written by)
 1992 White Men Can't Jump (written by)
 1989 Blaze (screenplay)
 1988 Bull Durham (written by)
 1986 The Best of Times (written by)
 1983 Under Fire (screenplay by)
 1981 The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper (re-writes - uncredited)
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Other Works:

Wrote a screenplay entitled "The Boxer and the Blonde" based on a magazine article of the same name by Frank Deford. Though the first draft of the script was written in November of 1988, it was only revised for the first time in April of 1991 and never made into a feature film.

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3 Interviews | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Ronald Shelton

Spouse:

Lolita Davidovich  (1 child)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[referring to The Great White Hype (1996)]: "I tried to get my name taken off it because the film they made was not the script I wrote. I find it a horrible movie."

Trivia:

Often casts actor and longtime friend Eloy Casados in supporting roles (Under Fire, The Best of Times, Blaze, White Men Can't Jump, Cobb, Play It to the Bone, Hollywood Homicide). See more »

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Writes and directs movies about sports, often with cameos from real-life athletes. See more »

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