J.F. Lawton


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J. F. Lawton was born on August 11, 1960 in Riverside, California. His father was the famous writer Harry Lawton, author of the award winning novel "Willie Boy: A Desert Manhunt" (1960). The book became the basis for the movie Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), starring Robert Redford. When he was young, Lawton was diagnosed with severe dyslexia... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Pretty Woman Writer
(1990)
Under Siege Writer
(1992)
(1996)
(2006)

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 2008 Jackson (written by)
 2006 DOA: Dead or Alive (screenplay) / (story)
  V.I.P. (TV Series) (creator - 88 episodes, 1998 - 2002) (story - 3 episodes, 1998 - 2002) (writer - 2 episodes, 1998 - 1999)
- Valley Wonka (2002) ... (creator)
- Val Who Cried Wolf (2002) ... (creator)
- True Val Story (2002) ... (creator)
- Sunshine Girls (2002) ... (creator)
- Kiss the Val (2002) ... (creator)
 1996 Chain Reaction (screenplay)
 1995 Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (characters)
 1995 The Hunted (written by)
 1994 Blankman (screenplay)
 1992 Under Siege (written by)
 1992 Mistress (screenplay)
 1991 Pizza Man (as J.D. Athens)
 1990 Pretty Woman (written by)
 1989 Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death (written by - as J.D. Athens)
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Produces the website Inner Object which features interviews with prominent actors about their work and process.

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J.D. Athens
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Was in elementary school when his father's book "Willie Boy: A Desert Manhunt" (1960) was made into the movie Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here (1969), starring Robert Redford. See more »

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Tends to write specially-tailored mainstream crowd-pleasing star-vehicles ("Pretty Woman," "Under Siege," "VIP")

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