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Nicholas Meyer was born in New York City, the son of a psychoanalyst and a concert pianist. He attended the University of Iowa, home of the famous Writers Workshop. Meyer's award-winning teleplays for ABC's JUDGE DEE & MONASTERY MURDERS and CBS's NIGHT THAT PANICKED AMERICA launched his screenwriting career, though the WGA strike of 1973 caused him... See full bio »

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  Medici (TV Series) (created by - 16 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (story by - 2 episodes, 2016) (screenplay by - 1 episode, 2016) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2016)
- Mass (2018) ... (creator)
- Betrayal (2018) ... (creator)
- Alliance (2018) ... (creator)
- Ties That Bind (2018) ... (creator)
- Blood with Blood (2018) ... (creator)
 2017 Time After Time (TV Series) (teleplay by - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (teleplay by)
 2015 Crossing Lines (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Executioner (2015)
 2014 Houdini (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2014) ... (written by)
- Part 1 (2014) ... (written by)
 2009 The Hessen Conspiracy (writer)
 2008/I Elegy (screenplay)
 2006 Orpheus (TV Movie)
 2003 The Human Stain (screenplay)
 2002 Fall from the Sky (TV Movie)
 1998 The Prince of Egypt (additional screenplay material)
 1997 The Informant (screenplay)
 1995 Voices (written by)
 1993 Sommersby (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 Company Business (written by)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (screenplay)
 1985 Faerie Tale Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Pied Piper of Hamelin (1985) ... (writer)
 1982 Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (screenplay - uncredited)
 1979 Time After Time (screenplay)
 1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution (novel) / (screenplay)
 1975 The Night That Panicked America (TV Movie) (story) / (teleplay)
 1974 Judge Dee and the Monastery Murders (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1973 Invasion of the Bee Girls (written by)
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[on the difference between an actor and a movie star] An actor is someone who pretends to be somebody else. A movie star is somebody who pretends that somebody else is them. Actors will change their face, will change their hair, will change their voice, will disappear into the role. A movie star doesn't disappear. See more »

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His shooting screenplay for Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) was subtitled "The Undiscovered Country", which was what William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" called death. This was a metaphor for Spock, who dies in that film. The film was ultimately renamed "The Wrath of Khan" by Paramount executives. When he was signed on to help create Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991), he again used ... See more »

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