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Born: October 8, 1944 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Texas, USA Profession: Writer ...
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Served in US Marine Corps in Vietnam
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Founded <i>Texas Monthly</i> magazine
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Became editor-in-chief at <i>California</i> magazine
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Joined <i>Newsweek</i> as editor-in-chief; resigned in 1984
1984:
Made return trip to Vietnam; became basis of his 1986 book "Brothers in Arms: A Journey From War to Peace" (published in 1986)
1987:
Appeared in documentary "Faces of the Enemy" (aired on PBS)
1988:
Co-created, co-wrote and co-executive produced the Vietnam War-set drama series "China Beach" (ABC)
1991:
Created, co-wrote and co-executive produced drama series "Under Cover" (ABC)
1993:
Wrote TV miniseries "JFK: Reckless Youth"
1995:
Made feature screenwriting debut as co-writer of "Apollo 13"; earned an Oscar nomination
1999:
Contributed to script of the romantic thriller "Entrapment"
2000:
Scripted "Cast Away", starring Tom Hanks
2001:
Penned the remake of "Planet of the Apes"
2002:
Co-scripted "Unfaithful" starring Diane Lane and Richard Gere
2005:
Adapted the screenplay for the Sam Mendes directed, "Jarhead"
2006:
With Paul Haggis penned the screenplay for the WWII drama, "Flags of Our Fathers" directed by Clint Eastwood

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