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Michael Arndt (II)


Michael Arndt was born on November 11, 1965 in Harris County, Texas, USA as Michael deBruyn Arndt. He is a writer, known for Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), Little Miss Sunshine (2006) and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013). See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 16 wins & 36 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (written by)
 2015/I Inside Out (additional story material by)
 2015 A Walk in the Woods (screenplay - as Rick Kerb)
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (screenplay - as Michael deBruyn)
 2013/I Oblivion (screenplay - as Michael deBruyn)
 2010 Toy Story 3 (screenplay by)
 2006 Little Miss Sunshine (written by)
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Alternate Names:

Michael DeBruyn | Rick Kerb | Michael deBruyn
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Personal Quote:

My thing is that most scripts aren't bad scripts, they're just not finished yet.

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Is responsible for making the search for Luke Skywalker the MacGuffin in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015). He said that he did this while writing because he felt that every time that Luke came in, he believed that the audience wouldn't care about Rey anymore. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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