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Robert McKee, A Fulbright Scholar, is the most sought after screenwriting lecturer around the globe. He has dedicated the last 30 years to educating and mentoring screenwriters, novelists, playwrights, poets, documentary makers, producers, and directors internationally. Those who have learned from McKee have called him "the Aristotle of our time" ... See full bio »

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Madness Writer
Double Dare Writer
Mrs. Columbo Writer


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 2002 Barbie as Rapunzel (Video) (story consultant)
 2001 Barbie in the Nutcracker (Video) (story consultant)
 1993 Abraham (TV Mini Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 1 (1993)
- Part 2 (1993)
 1991 Without Walls (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- J'accuse: Citizen Kane (1991) ... (writer)
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Day's Wages (1986) ... (writer)
 1985 Double Dare (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Now You See It, Now You See It (1985) ... (written by)
  Mrs. Columbo (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1979) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1979)
- Falling Star (1979) ... (story) / (teleplay)
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Author of "Story: Substance, Structure, Style, And The Principles Of Screenwriting" -- widely regarded as the best book on screenwriting available. Published in 1999. Also conducts a world-famous three-day screenwriting seminar.

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Alternate Names:

Robert O. McKee | Robert O. Mckee


5' 6" (1.68 m)



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It seemed to me that the civilized human being is a skeptic, someone who believes nothing at face value. See more »


Considers Casablanca (1942) to be the greatest screenplay of all time. See more »

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