Nicholas Kazan Biography ((?)-)

Son of Elia (a director) and Molly Day (a playwright; maiden name, Thacher) Kazan; married Robin Swicord (a writer, producer, actress, and director), 1984. Addresses: Agent: Sanford-Gross & Associates, 1015 Gayley Ave.,Suite 301, Los Angeles, CA 90024-3424.

Writer, producer, director

Famous Works

  • Film Work
  • Coproducer, Reversal of Fortune, Warner Bros., 1990
  • Director, Dream Lover, 1994
  • Coproducer, Matilda (also known as Roald Dahl's Matilda), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1996
  • Executive producer, Fallen, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Television Work
  • Specials
  • Director, "The Professional Man," The Edge (anthology), HBO, 1989
  • Screenplays
  • Showboat 1988, 1977
  • 1988: The Remake, 1977
  • (With Eric Bergren and Christopher DeVore) Frances, Universal, 1982
  • At Close Range (based on a story by Elliott Lewitt and Kazan), Orion, 1986
  • Patty Hearst (based on Every Secret Thing by Patricia Campbell Hearst with Alvin Moscow; also known as Patty), Atlantic/Zenith, 1988
  • Reversal of Fortune (based on the book by Alan Dershowitz), WarnerBros., 1990
  • Mobsters (also known as The Evil Empire), Universal, 1991
  • Dream Lover, 1994
  • Matilda (also known as Roald Dahl's Matilda), Sony PicturesEntertainment, 1996
  • Fallen, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Homegrown, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1998
  • Bicentennial Man, Buena Vista Pictures, 1999
  • Television Specials
  • "Indian Poker" and "The Professional Man," The Edge (anthology), HBO, 1989
  • Plays
  • April 2, 1979: The Day the Blanchardville, N.C., Political Action andPoker Club Got the Bomb, produced at WPA Theatre, New York City, 1978
  • Safe House, produced at Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles Music Center, Los Angeles, then Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, 1978
  • Blood Moon, produced by Production Company, New York City, 1983 published by Samuel French, 1984
  • "Just Horrible," segment of Class 1 Acts, produced at Nat Horne Theatre, New York City, 1988

Further Reference


    • Harper's Bazaar, Issue 1, 1994, p. 40

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