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Thomas Lee Wright

Thomas Lee Wright is an Oscar and Emmy-nominated filmmaker who writes, directs and produces feature films and documentaries. As a screenwriter, he has worked for every major studio and wrote the original story and screenplay for the Warner Brothers hit "New Jack City" (Wesley Snipes, Chris Rock, Ice-T) which the New York Times called "an urban ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »


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New Jack City Writer
Edith+Eddie Producer
Last Flag Flying Producer


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 2017 Last Flag Flying (executive producer)
 2017 Edith+Eddie (Documentary short) (producer)
 2016 Big Sonia (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2015 In Utero (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 Finding Hillywood (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2013 The Long Ride Home (Documentary) (producer)
 2012 To Them That's Gone (Documentary) (executive producer)
 2007 Battle in Seattle (co-executive producer)
 2000 Trade Off (Documentary) (producer)
 1993 Eight-Tray Gangster: The Making of a Crip (Documentary) (producer)
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Other Works:

author of "American Screenwriters" (Avon 1993) w/Karl Schanzer See more »

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Thomas Wright


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Wright earned his SAG card playing a baseball fan in a scene with Walter Matthau in Neil Simon's "I Ought To Be In Pictures". See more »

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