Holly Goldberg Sloan
|Holly Goldberg Sloan|
|Born||1958 (age 55–56)
Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.
|Occupation||Film director, producer, novelist, screenwriter|
|Spouse(s)||Chuck Sloan (1982–1992; 2 sons, Max Sloan and Calvin Sloan)
Gary Rosen (1995–present)
Holly Goldberg Sloan (born 1958) is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and novelist.
Life and career
Sloan was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and spent her childhood living in California, the Netherlands, Istanbul, Washington D.C. and Eugene, Oregon. She received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and sold her first script at the age of 24.
Her film credits include writing Made in America (1993), writing and producing Angels in the Outfield (1994) and writing and directing the Disney film The Big Green (1995). She was the screenwriter on Steve Irwin's feature film The Crocodile Hunter: Collision Course (2002) and the writer and director of the film Heidi 4 Paws (2008), which is a retelling of the children's film, but with dogs in all of the parts.
Sloan's debut novel, I'll Be There, was released by Little, Brown and Company in spring of 2011. It is currently in print in fourteen languages. Her second book, Counting By 7s, was released by Dial in August 2013. A sequel to I'll Be There, tentatively titled Just Call My Name, is expected to be released in August 2014.
- Biography at official website
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