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John Fusco dropped out of high school at 16 to travel the American south as a blues musician and factory worker. In his early 20s, he went back to night school where he achieved a GED diploma and was later accepted into NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. At Tisch, his screenwriting mentors were Waldo Salt and Ring Lardner Jr. His first two student ... See full bio »

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Young Guns Writer
(1988)
Hidalgo Writer
(2004)
(2019)

Filmography

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 2022 Spirit & Friends (TV Series short) (based on the film by)
 2020 Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy (TV Series) (based on the film by - 16 episodes)
- Race to the Finish Part 2 (2020) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Race to the Finish Part 1 (2020) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- There Will Be Mud (2020) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Grandpa's Treasures (2020) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Palentine's Day (2020) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
 2017-2019 Spirit Riding Free: Pony Tales (TV Series short) (based on the film by - 7 episodes)
- The Mystery of the Golden Unicorn (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Maricela Sitting Free (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- The Campsite (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Tea for Twins (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Happy Birthday, Spirit (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
 2017-2019 Spirit Riding Free (TV Series) (based on the film by - 52 episodes)
- Lucky and the New Frontier: Part 2 (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Lucky and the New Frontier: Part 1 (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Lucky and the Endless Possibilities (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Lucky and the Girl Who Cried Wolf (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
- Lucky and the Dressage Sabotage (2019) ... (based on the film by - uncredited)
 2019 The Highwaymen (written by)
 2018 Spirit Riding Free Theme Song feat the Cast (Video short) (based on the film by - uncredited)
 2017 Riding Free featuring Maisy Stella (Video short) (based on the film by)
 2017/I The Shack (screenplay by)
  Marco Polo (TV Series) (created by - 20 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (written by - 4 episodes, 2014 - 2016)
- Heirs (2016) ... (creator)
- Whitehorse (2016) ... (creator)
- Lost Crane (2016) ... (creator)
- Serpent's Terms (2016) ... (creator)
- Lullaby (2016) ... (creator)
 2015 Marco Polo: One Hundred Eyes (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 2008 The Forbidden Kingdom (written by)
 2004 Hidalgo (written by)
 2003 DreamKeeper (TV Movie) (written by)
 2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron - Forever Free (Video Game) (based on characters created by)
 2002 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron (screenplay by)
 1996 Loch Ness (written by)
 1992 The Babe (written by)
 1992 Thunderheart (written by)
 1990 Young Guns II (characters) / (written by)
 1988 Young Guns (written by)
 1986 Crossroads (written by)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Paradise Salvage" (Overlook Press)
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Trivia:

Wrote Robert Redford's narration, uncredited, for the Michael Apted documentary Incident at Oglala (1992). See more »

Trademark:

Often sets films in the West or rural countrysides.

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