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Jack Epps, Jr. Biography (1949-)
Born November 3, 1949, in Detroit, MI; son of Jack and Shirley Mae Epps; married; wife's name, Cynthia; children: two. Addresses: Agent: Adam Kanter, Creative Artists Agency, 9830 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.
- Writer, producer
- Birth Details
- November 3, 1949
- Detroit, Michigan, United States
- Producer (with Robert Huddleston), Off Sides (also known as Pigs vs. Freaks), NBC, 1984
Pigs vs. Freaks (short film), 1970
- (With Jim Cash) Top Gun, Paramount, 1986
- (With Cash) Legal Eagles, Universal, 1986
- (With Cash and A. J. Carothers) The Secret of My Succe$s (also known as The Secret of My Success), Universal, 1987
- (With Cash, Dennis Shyrack, Michael Blodgett, and Daniel Petrie, Jr.) Turner & Hooch, Buena Vista, 1989
- (With Cash) Dick Tracy (adapted from characters created by ChesterGould in the comic strip Dick Tracy), Buena Vista, 1990
- (With Cash, Paul Rudnick, Eleanor Bergstein, and others) Sister Act, Buena Vista, 1992
- (With Cash and Hans Bauer) Anaconda, Columbia, 1997
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, MCA/Universal, 2000
- Writer for episodes of Hawaii Five-0 (also known as McGarrett) and Kojak.
- The screenplay Legal Eagles was adapted for a novel by Martin Owens, published by New York Zoetrope (New York City), in 1986. Dick Tracywas adapted for publication by Len Wein, W. D. Publications (Burbank, CA), 1990. The television movie Off Sides was adapted from a story by Epps and from his short film Pigs vs. Freaks.
Contemporary Authors, Volume 133, Gale, 1991
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