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Dan Klores is an Award-winning filmmaker and playwright who has made six movies during the last 13 years, four of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival - The Boys of 2nd Street Park (2003), Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story (2005), and most recently, Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks (2010). Mr. Klores has received widespread recognition for his work, most notably being awarded the 2008 Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary for Crazy Love (2007) and the Peabody Award for his film Black Magic (2008). Crazy Love was also accepted into the Library of Congress as was the audio soundtrack from Black Magic.

Mr. Klores made his debut as a playwright in 2007 with his play, Myrtle Beach, which was presented at The Duke. In 2010 he premiered Little Doc, starring Adam Driver at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre. The following year, The Wood, directed by David Bar Katz, told the story of the life and career of the late newspaper columnist Mike McAlary and his road to winning a Pulitzer Prize.

Klores is the author of one book, Roundball Culture: South Carolina Basketball (1980), and numerous articles, columns, essays and features for publications such as New York Times, New York Daily News, Esquire, New York Magazine, The Village Voice, Grantland.com, Huffington Post, and Southern Exposure.

Mr. Klores grew up in Brooklyn and resides in Manhattan with his wife Abbe and their three sons, Jake, Sam and Luke.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Shoot The Moon Productions

Trivia (1)

New York, USA: His play, The Woods," based on the life of Pulitzer Prize-winner McAlary, Mike who died at age 41, opens at Manhattan's Rattlesnake Playwrights Theater. [August 2011]

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