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Jeremy Leven

Jeremy Leven was born in 1941 in South Bend, Indiana, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Don Juan DeMarco (1994), Real Steel (2011) and The Notebook (2004). See full bio »

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Don Juan DeMarco
Real Steel
Real Steel Writer
The Notebook
The Notebook Writer
Girl on a Bicycle


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 2013 Girl on a Bicycle (written by)
 2012 Wer's glaubt, wird selig (written by)
 2011 Real Steel (story)
 2009 My Sister's Keeper (screenplay)
 2004 The Notebook (screenplay)
 2003 Alex & Emma (written by)
 2002 Crazy as Hell (novel "Satan") / (screenplay)
 2000 The Legend of Bagger Vance (screenplay)
 1994 Don Juan DeMarco (written by)
 1986 Playing for Keeps (written by)
 1985 Creator (novel) / (screenplay)
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 2013 Girl on a Bicycle (producer)
 2012 Wer's glaubt, wird selig (co-producer)
 2003 Alex & Emma (producer)
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 2004 Imagine (TV Series documentary)
- Brando (2004) ... Himself

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[on working with Johnny Depp and Marlon Brando on Don Juan DeMarco (1994)] Johnny wanted to work with Marlon a whole lot. Obviously, I did not have Marlon Brando in mind when I wrote the film. I felt like I was watching probably the greatest actor now working passing the torch on to the greatest actor in his 30s. They're both instinctive actors. Although they'll discuss on an intellectual level ... See more »


The works of Fyodor Dostoevsky have twice provided the inspiration for Leven's screenplays. Leven's The Gambler was based on the story of Dostoevsky's writing of his novella of the same name (Dostoevsky wrote the story under a strict deadline to pay off gambling debts) and was filmed by Rob Reiner as Alex & Emma (2003). Leven's script The Double, about a man whose life is taken over by his ... See more »

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