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E. Max Frye


E. Max Frye was born in 1956. He is a writer and producer, known for Foxcatcher (2014), Something Wild (1986) and Band of Brothers (2001). See full bio »

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Known For

Foxcatcher Writer
(2014)
(1986)
(2001)
The Alienist Writer
(2018)

Filmography

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 2018 The Alienist (TV Series) (teleplay by - 3 episodes)
- Ascension (2018) ... (teleplay by)
- Hildebrandt's Starling (2018) ... (teleplay by)
- A Fruitful Partnership (2018) ... (teleplay by)
 2014 Foxcatcher (written by)
 2003 Second Nature (TV Movie) (written by)
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Cello (segment "The Enlightenment")
 2001 Band of Brothers (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Carentan (2001) ... (written by)
 2000 Where the Money Is (screenplay) / (story)
 1998 Palmetto (screenplay)
 1993 Amos & Andrew (written by)
 1987 Arena Brains (Short)
 1986 Something Wild (written by)
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 2018 The Alienist (TV Series) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Castle in the Sky (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Requiem (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Psychopathia Sexualis (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Many Sainted Men (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Ascension (2018) ... (executive producer)
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 2007 Fracture (script revisions - uncredited)
 2003 Dogville (script consultant: US - as Max Fry)
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 1993 Amos & Andrew
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 2017 Extra School (Short) (special thanks)
 2016 Autumn Lights (special thanks)
 2010 Reconstruction (Short) (much obliged to)
 2010 Reformed Tramp (Short) (special thanks)
 2008 The Windmill Movie (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2015 The Oscars (TV Special)
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Max Fry
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I was lucky. I was thirty by the time Something Wild (1986) came along, so I pretty much already had my voice. I avoided the pitfalls of the rewrite business, and I moved back as soon as I could to New York and continued to write spec scripts. But I've taught film at NYU enough that I see promising screenwriters take the three-picture deal with Disney, and they just disappear after two years of ... See more »

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