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Richard Price (I)


Richard Price was born on October 12, 1949 in The Bronx, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Sea of Love (1989), Ransom (1996) and The Wire (2002). He was previously married to Judith Hudson. See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sea of Love
Sea of Love Writer
(1989)
Ransom
Ransom Writer
(1996)
The Wire
The Wire Writer
(2003-2008)
The Color of Money
(1986)

Filmography

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  The Deuce (TV Series) (story by - 2 episodes, 2017) (written by - 2 episodes, 2017)
- Why Me? (2017) ... (story by)
- What Kind of Bad? (2017) ... (story by)
- The Principle Is All (2017) ... (written by)
- Show and Prove (2017) ... (written by)
  The Night Of (TV Mini-Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 2016) (teleplay by - 8 episodes, 2016) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Call of the Wild (2016) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- Ordinary Death (2016) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- Samson and Delilah (2016) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- The Season of the Witch (2016) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
- The Art of War (2016) ... (creator) / (teleplay by)
 2015 Child 44 (screenplay)
 2013 Life Lessons (Video short)
  NYC 22 (TV Series) (creator - 13 episodes, 2012) (written by - 4 episodes, 2012)
- Turf War (2012) ... (creator)
- Ransom (2012) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Samaritans (2012) ... (creator)
- Jumpers (2012) ... (creator)
- Playing God (2012) ... (creator)
  The Wire (TV Series) (story by - 5 episodes, 2004 - 2008) (teleplay by - 5 episodes, 2004 - 2008)
- Took (2008) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Corner Boys (2006) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Home Rooms (2006) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- Moral Midgetry (2004) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
- All Due Respect (2004) ... (story by) / (teleplay by)
 2006 Freedomland (novel) / (screenplay)
 2000 Shaft (screenplay)
 1996 Ransom (screenplay)
 1995 Clockers (book "Clockers") / (screenplay)
 1995 Michael Jackson: Video Greatest Hits - HIStory (Video documentary) (treatment - segment "Bad")
 1995 Kiss of Death (screenplay)
 1993 Mad Dog and Glory (written by)
 1992 Night and the City (screenplay)
 1989 Sea of Love (written by)
 1989 New York Stories (written by - segment "Life Lessons")
 1987 Arena Brains (Short)
 1987 Michael Jackson: Bad (Video short)
 1986 The Color of Money (screenplay)
 1979 The Wanderers (novel)
 1978 Bloodbrothers (based on the novel by)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Actor (12 credits)
Show Show Self (18 credits)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Clockers", 1992. See more »

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2 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[re doing things with his grandmother growing up in the Bronx] I remember going to the movie theaters, to see triple-feature horror films with her. I was 9 or 10, and everyone else in the audience was from my age up to maybe 16. These were tough, hard-core street kids, my grandmother being the only person who was old enough to vote in the entire theater, and she would stand up and start shouting ... See more »

Trivia:

He once wrote a script that was to star Mick Jagger and David Bowie but it was never produced. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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