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Michael Tolkin

Michael Tolkin was born on October 17, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Player (1992), Deep Impact (1998) and Changing Lanes (2002). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 10 wins & 18 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Player Writer
(1992)
Deep Impact Writer
(1998)
(2002)
(2018)

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  Escape at Dannemora (TV Mini-Series) (created by - 7 episodes, 2018) (written by - 6 episodes, 2018)
- Part 7 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Part 6 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Part 5 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Part 4 (2018) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Part 3 (2018) ... (creator)
 2014-2015 Ray Donovan (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Poker (2015) ... (written by)
- Swing Vote (2015) ... (written by)
- Snowflake (2014) ... (written by)
- Gem and Loan (2014) ... (written by)
 2009 Nine (screenplay)
 2008 1% (TV Movie)
 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- Jerry Was a Man (2007) ... (teleplay)
 2002 Changing Lanes (screenplay)
 1998 Deep Impact (written by)
 1997 The Player (TV Movie)
 1994 The Burning Season: The Chico Mendes Story (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1994 The New Age (written by)
 1992 Deep Cover (screenplay) / (story)
 1992 The Player (novel "The Player") / (screenplay)
 1991 The Rapture (written by)
 1989 Gleaming the Cube (written by)
 1985 Let's Go (Short)
 1982 Gossip (co-writer)
 1980 Taxi (TV Series) (story by - 1 episode)
- Shut It Down: Part 1 (1980) ... (story by)
  Delta House (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes, 1979) (story - 1 episode, 1979)
- Hoover and the Bomb (1979) ... (written by)
- Big Man on Campus (1979) ... (written by)
- The Guns of October (1979) ... (story)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Under Radar" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 2 Articles | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

The director is someone who can take all the intentions and make sense of them for the reality of a production. All scripts are too long, all written scenes are too long, all dialogue is too wordy. This is the inevitable dividend of being written in a room, alone. See more »

Trivia:

Son of writer Mel Tolkin. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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