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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:

(October 21 to November 9, 2014) He participated in the production, "Our War: Part of the National Civil War Project," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. with Maria Agui Carter, Lydia Diamond, Amy Freed, Diane Glancy, Joe Harjo, Samuel D. Hunter, Naomi Iizuka, Aditi Kapil, Dan LeFranc, Ken Ludwig, Taylor Mac, Ken ... 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:

His play, "Good People," at the Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago, Illinois was awarded the 2013 Equity Joseph Jefferson Award for Large Play Production. See more »

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