Shane Black Biography (1961-)

Born December 16, 1961, in Pittsburgh, PA; son of Paul (in the printing business) and Patricia Ann Black; brother of Terry Black (a screenwriter). Addresses: Agent: Endeavor Talent Agency, 9701 Wilshire Blvd., 10th floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Writer, actor, producer
Birth Details
December 16, 1961
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Work
  • Executive producer, The Last Boy Scout, Warner Bros., 1991
  • Producer, The Long Kiss Goodnight, New Line Cinema, 1996
  • Executive producer, A.W.O.L., Bipolar Pictures, 1999
  • Film Appearances
  • Hawkins, Predator, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1987
  • Patrolman, Dead Heat, New World, 1988
  • Donnelly, RoboCop 3, Orion, 1993
  • Night Realm, Mark I Productions, 1994
  • Himself, An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn (also known asBurn, Hollywood, Burn), Buena Vista, 1997
  • Frank, Cafe 24 manager, As Good As It Gets, TriStar/Sony PicturesEntertainment, 1997
  • WRITINGS
  • Screenplays
  • Lethal Weapon, Warner Bros., 1987
  • (With Fred Dekker) The Monster Squad, TriStar, 1987
  • The Last Boy Scout (based on a story by Black and Greg Hicks), Warner Bros., 1991
  • Last Action Hero, Columbia, 1993
  • The Long Kiss Goodnight, New Line Cinema, 1996
  • A.W.O.L., Bipolar Pictures, 1999
  • Also wrote Shadow Company.

Further Reference

ADAPTATIONS

  • Lethal Weapon 2 was adapted by Jeffrey Brown from a story by Blackand Warren Murphy, released by Warner Bros., 1989. Lethal Weapon 3 (released by Warner Bros., 1992) and Lethal Weapon 4 (released by WarnerBros., 1998) are based on characters created by Black.

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