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Michael McDowell (I) (1950–1999)


McDowell was born in Enterprise, Alabama. According to his biography in the 1985 edition of Toplin, McDowell lived in Medford, Massachusetts. He also maintained a residence in Hollywood with his sister Ann and adventurer-filmmaker Peter Lake. The biography described a typical day: McDowell "writes in the mornings and spends the rest of the day ... See full bio »

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Known For

Beetlejuice Writer
(1988)
Thinner Writer
(1996)
(1984-1988)

Filmography

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  Beetlejuice 2 (characters) (announced)
 2020 The Nightmare Before Christmas in Concert (Video) (adaptation - 1993 film)
 2019 Betelgeuse (Short) (characters)
 2016 Cold Moon (novel: novel Cold Moon Over Babylon)
 1996 Thinner (screenplay)
 1993 The Nightmare Before Christmas (adaptation)
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (screenplay - segment "Lot 249") / (written by - segment "Lover's Vow")
 1989-1990 Monsters (TV Series) (teleplay - 2 episodes)
- Far Below (1990) ... (teleplay)
- La Strega (1989) ... (teleplay)
 1989 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- Lover Come Hack to Me (1989) ... (screenplay)
  Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 1984 - 1987) (teleplay - 4 episodes, 1985 - 1988) (written by - 1 episode, 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1985)
- The Cutty Black Sow (1988) ... (teleplay)
- The Moth (1987) ... (writer)
- Seasons of Belief (1986) ... (writer)
- Black Widows (1986) ... (writer)
- The Last Car (1986) ... (writer)
 1988 Beetlejuice (screenplay) / (story)
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Miscalculation (1986) ... (writer)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Jar (1986) ... (teleplay)
 1985 Stephen King's Golden Tales (Video) (segment "The Word Processor of the Gods")
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 1986 Tales from the Darkside (TV Series) (1 episode)
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 1992 The JFK Conspiracy (TV Movie documentary) (special thanks)
 1988 High Spirits (special thanks)
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 2020 The Holiday Movies that Made Us (TV Series documentary)
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- The Nightmare Before Christmas (2020) ... Self - Writer
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