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David Koepp


David Koepp was born on June 9, 1963 in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is known for his work on Jurassic Park (1993), Stir of Echoes (1999) and Spider-Man (2002). See full bio »

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Known For

Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park Writer
(1993)
Stir of Echoes
(1999)
Spider-Man
Spider-Man Writer
(2002)
The Mummy
The Mummy Writer
(2017)

Filmography

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  Bride of Frankenstein (written by) (announced)
 1994 The Shadow (Video Game) (loosely based on a movie written by) (completed)
 2017 The Mummy (screenplay by)
 2016/I Inferno (screenplay by)
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game) (character: Ethan Hunt - uncredited)
 2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (written by)
 2012 Premium Rush (written by)
 2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (characters - uncredited)
 2011 The Little Engine That Could (screen story by) / (screenplay by)
 2009 Angels & Demons (screenplay)
 2009 The Spectacular Spider-Man (TV Series) (character: Bernard Houseman - 1 episode)
- Opening Night (2009) ... (character: Bernard Houseman - uncredited)
 2008/I Ghost Town (written by)
 2008 Lego Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Brick (TV Short) (based on a screenplay by - uncredited)
 2005 Zathura: A Space Adventure (screenplay)
 2005 War of the Worlds (screenplay)
  Hack (TV Series) (creator - 39 episodes, 2002 - 2004) (written by - 2 episodes, 2002)
- The Reckoning (2004) ... (creator)
- One for My Baby (2004) ... (creator)
- Misty Blue (2004) ... (creator)
- Extreme Commerce (2004) ... (creator)
- Fog of War (2004) ... (creator)
 2004 Secret Window (screenplay)
 2002 Spider-Man (screenplay)
 2002 Panic Room (written by)
 1999 Stir of Echoes (screenplay)
 1998 Snake Eyes (screenplay) / (story)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (screenplay)
 1996 The Trigger Effect (written by)
 1996 Mission: Impossible (screenplay) / (story)
 1994 Suspicious (Short) (written by)
 1994 The Shadow (written by)
 1994 The Paper (written by)
 1993 Carlito's Way (screenplay)
 1993 Jurassic Park (screenplay)
 1992 Death Becomes Her (written by)
 1991 Toy Soldiers (screenplay)
 1990 Bad Influence (written by)
 1990 I Come in Peace (written by - as Leonard Maas Jr.)
 1990 Why Me? (screenplay - as Leonard Maas Jr.)
 1988 Apartment Zero (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Feature audio commentary for the film Secret Window (2004) See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Interviews | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dave Koepp | Leonard Maas Jr.

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on writing Mission: Impossible (1996)] Tom Cruise was involved first. He was interested in doing it, and he was producing it. And then Brian De Palma called me and said why don't you take a crack at it. You have to consider who's in it, and then make it work. The essential problem was Tom Cruise was the biggest star on the planet, and [the original TV show] was an ensemble that tilts towards ... See more »

Trivia:

Was unavailable to return to write the Men in Black (1997) sequel screenplay because he was writing another comic book adaption at the time, Spider-Man (2002). See more »

Trademark:

Often writes and/or directs dark, suspenseful dramas (Secret Window (2004), _The Trigger Effect (1996)_, Suspicious (1994), Toy Soldiers (1991), Bad Influence (1990), Apartment Zero (1988)). See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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