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Born: September 24, 1961 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, USA Profession: Writer ...
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Worked as a playwright in Chicago for 10 years after college
1985:
First play "Never the Sinner" was based on the likes of Illinois villains Leopold and Loeb
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Penned the stage plays "Hauptmann," about the Lindbergh baby kidnapping and "Riverview," a musical melodrama set at Chicago's famed amusement park
1992:
Directed a New York staging of "Hauptman" at Cherry Lane Theatre
1995:
Revived his play "Never the Sinner" at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater; play was produced off-Broadway in 1997
1996:
Sold first spec script, a football-themed drama called "Any Given Sunday" to Turner Pictures
1996:
Wrote the screenplay for the Fox TV movie "Tornado!"
1999:
Executive produced and wrote the horror flick "Bats"
1999:
Scripted the Emmy-nominated HBO drama "RKO 281," about the making of Orson Welles' 1941 classic "Citizen Kane"
1999:
Received writing credit for the football drama "Any Given Sunday"; directed by Oliver Stone and starred Al Pacino and Cameron Diaz
2000:
Co-wrote screenplay for Ridley Scott's blockbuster "Gladiator"; shared an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay
2002:
Scripted the DreamWorks adaptation of H.G. Wells' "The Time Machine"
2002:
Wrote the screenplay for "Star Trek: Nemesis," the tenth feature film in the "Star Trek" franchise
2003:
Contributed to the story for the epic drama "The Last Samurai," which was directed and produced by Edward Zwick
2004:
Scripted the Howard Hughes biopic "The Aviator," directed by Martin Scorsese; earned Golden Globe and Oscar nominations for Best Original Screenplay
2007:
Scripted the film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Tony Award-winning musical "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"; directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp
2010:
Wrote the Broadway play "Red" about 20th-century abstract impressionist painter Mark Rothko; earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Play
2011:
Wrote the screenplay for the Martin Scorsese directed "Hugo," based on Brian Selznick's book <i>The Invention of Hugo Cabret</i>
2012:
Wrote the feature adaptation of Shakespeare's "Coriolanus," directed by Ralph Fiennes
2012:
Co-wrote Bond film "Skyfall"

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