Bonnie MacBird

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bonnie MacBird
Born
San Francisco, United States
OccupationWriter, actor, theatre director, voice artist
Spouse(s)Alan Kay (1983–present)
Websitehttp://macbird.com

Bonnie MacBird is a writer, actress, playwright, screenwriter and producer known as the original writer of the science fiction film Tron.

MacBird is a native of San Francisco, California and graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor's degree in music and a master's degree in film.[1] She is married to computer-scientist Alan Kay.

Film career[edit]

MacBird has spent most of her career in Hollywood as a screenwriter and producer. She worked in feature film development for Universal Studios in the 1970s, won two Emmy Awards as a producer in the 1980s, and was, for ten years, the head of a firm called Creative License/SkyBird Productions. She has a number of acting and writing credits in Los Angeles theatre.

She continues to write, direct and act in theatre in Los Angeles and is a voice actor for SkyBoat Media.[2]

Novels[edit]

Her first book Art in The Blood, A Sherlock Holmes Adventure was published by HarperCollins in 2015, and then published her second Holmes mystery, Unquiet Spirits, in 2017.[3][4]

Teaching[edit]

She lectures regularly on writing, the creative process, and Sherlock Holmes. She also teaches screenwriting at UCLA extension.[5]

References[edit]

External links[edit]