Michael Tolkin

Birthday:

10/17/1950

Place of birth:

New York City, New York, USA:

Biography:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael L. Tolkin (born October 17, 1950) is an American filmmaker and novelist. He has written numerous screenplays, including The Player (1992), which he adapted from his 1988 book by the same name, and for which he received the 1993 Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay. A follow-up book, The Return of the Player, was published in 2006. Tolkin was born in New York City, New York, the son of Edith (née Leibovitch), a studio executive and film industry lawyer, and the late comedy writer Mel Tolkin. Tolkin is a graduate of Middlebury College. Tolkin lives in Los Angeles with his wife Wendy Mogel (parenting expert and author of bestseller The Blessing of a Skinned Knee) and their two daughters, Susanna and Emma. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Tolkin, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia


Film Credits

The Player (1992)
as Eric Schecter

Production Credits

Nine (2009)
Screenplay
Changing Lanes (2002)
Screenplay
Deep Impact (1998)
Screenplay
The New Age (1994)
Director
The New Age (1994)
Writer
Deep Cover (1992)
Screenplay
Deep Cover (1992)
Story
The Player (1992)
Producer
The Player (1992)
Novel
The Player (1992)
Screenplay
The Rapture (1991)
Director
The Rapture (1991)
Writer
Gleaming the Cube (1989)
Screenplay