March 9, 1954 |
New York City, United States
|Occupation||Screenwriter, Television producer|
Born in Chappaqua, New York, Wade is a graduate of Connecticut College. He wrote the play Key Exchange, which was produced off-Broadway in 1981. Seven years later he received his first screen credit for Working Girl, which earned him nominations for the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay and the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. Additional film credits include True Colors, Mr. Baseball, Junior, Meet Joe Black, and Maid in Manhattan.
Wade's most recent project was the short-lived ABC drama series Cashmere Mafia which he created and executive produced. He also wrote the seven episodes that were broadcast by the network before the show was canceled.
He was married to Polly Draper (1983–1990; divorced).