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David Lindsay-Abaire


David Lindsay-Abaire was born on November 30, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is known for Rabbit Hole (2010), Poltergeist (2015) and Rise of the Guardians (2012). See full bio »

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Known For

Rabbit Hole Writer
(2010)
Poltergeist Writer
(2015)
(2012)
Robots Writer
(2005)

Filmography

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 2015 The Family Fang (screenplay)
 2015 Poltergeist (screenplay by)
 2013 Shrek the Musical (book by)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (screenplay)
 2012 Rise of the Guardians (screenplay)
 2010 Rabbit Hole (based on his play: "Rabbit Hole") / (screenplay)
 2008 Inkheart (screenplay)
 2005 Robots (screenplay) / (story)
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Other Works:

(March 31 to April 7, 2002) He was a writer for "Snapshot," (A dramatic anthology) in a Humana Festival production at the Actors Theatre of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky with the 2001-2002 Acting Apprentice Company in the cast. Tanya Barfield, Lee Blessing, Michael Bigelow Dixon, Julie Jensen, Honour Kane, Sunil Kuruvilla,... See more »
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Personal Quote:

[re Rabbit Hole (2010)] There are no words in the climax of the movie, and in the play there are only words. The sister character in the play is a source of comic relief, which is helpful in a play about the death of a child. But her part in film was cut away, and that concerned me. Not until I saw the film with an audience did I realize there's all this new stuff that got laughs that I didn't ... See more »

Trivia:

Nominated for two 2009 Tony Awards (Best Musical and Best Book for a Musical) for "Shrek - The Musical" written (Book and Lyrics) in collaboration with Jeanine Tesori who composed the music. See more »

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Sagittarius

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