Ronald Shusett

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Ronald Shusett was born to David and Fanny Shusett in June 1935. His younger brother Gary (1941 - 2013) founded the Sherwood Oaks Film School. When Ronald was three the family moved from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles where he grew up. He attended UCLA for two years and in the mid-1960s began producing stage plays. Over the next few years he wrote ... See full bio »

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Alien Writer
(1979)
Aliens Writer
(1986)
Total Recall Writer
(1990)
Total Recall Writer
(2012)

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  Untitled Alien Prequel (based on characters created by) (announced)
 2019 Alien: Ore (Short) (based on characters created by)
 2019 Alien: Specimen (Short) (based on characters created by)
 2019 Alien: Alone (Short) (based on characters created by)
 2019 Alien: Containment (Short) (based on characters created by)
 2019 Alien: Harvest (Short) (based on characters created by)
 2019 Alien: Night Shift (Short) (based on characters created by)
 2017 Alien: Covenant (based on characters created by)
 2014 Alien: Isolation (Video Game) (characters)
 2013 Aliens: Colonial Marines (Video Game) (created by: Alien - uncredited)
 2012/I Total Recall (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screen story by) / (based on the motion picture "Total Recall", screenplay by) / (screen story by)
 2012/I Prometheus (based on elements created by)
 2010 Aliens: Deleted and Extended Scenes (Video short) (based on characters created by)
 2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem ("Alien" characters)
 2004 Alien vs. Predator ("Alien" characters) / (screen story)
 1999 Alien: Deleted Scenes (Video short) (story by)
 1999 Alien: Outtakes (Video short) (story by)
 1997 Alien: Resurrection (characters)
 1997 Hemoglobin (written by)
 1994/I Alien vs. Predator (Video Game) (character: Alien - uncredited)
 1994/II Alien vs. Predator (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Alien³ (Video Game) (characters)
 1992 Alien³ (characters)
 1992 Freejack (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1990 Total Recall (screen story) / (screenplay)
 1988 Above the Law (screenplay)
 1986 King Kong Lives (screenplay) / (story)
 1986 Aliens (based on characters created by)
 1983 The Final Terror (screenplay)
 1981 Dead & Buried (screenplay)
 1980 Phobia (story)
 1979 Alien (story by)
 1974 W (story)
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Alternate Names:

Ron Shusett

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Linda Turley
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I've never written a screenplay by myself. And with good reason. There's one aspect of screenwriting I'm weak at -- character development. I always had a natural gift for the storytelling as well as the film's big moments -- whether it be suspense, action and high-powered imaginative scenes. But when it came to fleshing out the people, the more realistic, mundane aspects of a script that are ... See more »

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