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David Lindsay-Abaire


David Lindsay-Abaire was born on November 30, 1969 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer, known for Rabbit Hole (2010), Rise of the Guardians (2012) and Robots (2005). See full bio »

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Known For

Rabbit Hole Writer
(2010)
(2012)
Robots Writer
(2005)
Poltergeist Writer
(2015)

Filmography

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 2015 The Family Fang (screenplay)
 2015 Poltergeist (screenplay)
 2013 Shrek the Musical (book by)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (screenplay)
 2012 Rise of the Guardians (screenplay)
 2010 Rabbit Hole (based on his play: "Rabbit Hole") / (screenplay)
 2008 Inkheart (screenplay)
 2005 Robots (screenplay) / (story)
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Other Works:

His play, "Kimberly Akimbo", was performed at the A Red Orchid Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Steve Haggard in the cast. See more »
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Personal Quote:

[re Rabbit Hole (2010)] There are no words in the climax of the movie, and in the play there are only words. The sister character in the play is a source of comic relief, which is helpful in a play about the death of a child. But her part in film was cut away, and that concerned me. Not until I saw the film with an audience did I realize there's all this new stuff that got laughs that I didn't ... See more »

Trivia:

After signing on as a writer for The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), he became the second Pulitzer winner to take on writing a Spiderman screenplay. Michael Chabon, who won the award for his novel, "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay", in 2001 co-wrote Spider-Man 2 (2004). See more »

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