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David Berenbaum

David Berenbaum is a native of Philadelphia and a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He is best known for writing the 2003 Will Ferrell Christmas comedy classic, "Elf". He also wrote "The Haunted Mansion" for Disney, based off the famous theme park ride; the film starred Eddie Murphy. In 2014, it was announced Berenbaum was... See full bio »

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Elf Writer
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 2015 Strange Magic (screenplay by)
 2014 Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas (TV Movie) (characters by)
 2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles (screenplay)
 2006 Zoom (screenplay)
 2003 The Haunted Mansion (written by)
 2003 Elf (written by)
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 2003 Elf
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 2004 Dark Arc (special thanks)
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 2013 Greatest Ever Christmas Movies (TV Movie documentary)
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 2004 Film School for Kids (Video documentary short)
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(2017 to 2018 season) His play, "Elf The Musical," was performed at the Paramount Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Joseph A. Burke (Projection Designer) in the crew. See more »
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Brother of Michael Berenbaum. See more »

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