David Levien

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David Levien
Occupation Screenwriter, novelist, director, producer
Alma mater University of Michigan
Genre Fiction, suspense

David Levien is an American screenwriter, novelist, director, and producer. Best known as the co-writer of Ocean's Thirteen and Rounders, Levien has also produced films such as The Illusionist and The Lucky Ones. Levien frequently collaborates on projects with his writing partner Brian Koppelman.

As a novelist, he has published City of the Sun, Where the Dead Lay, 13 Million Dollar Pop, and Signature Kill. Earlier works are often published under D. J. Levien.

Levien studied at the University of Michigan.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Television[edit]

Novels[edit]

Frank Behr novels[edit]

  • City of the Sun (2008)
  • Where the Dead Lay (2009)
  • Thirteen Million Dollar Pop (2011)
  • Signature Kill (2014)

Standalone novels[edit]

  • Wormwood (1999)
  • Swagbelly: A Novel for Today's Gentleman (2003)
  • The Contract (2012)

Short stories[edit]

  • "Knock-out Whist" (2015)[1]

Personal life[edit]

In 2016 Brian Koppelman told ABC News, "David Levien is my creative partner, he and I both practice Transcendental Meditation … and we have found tremendous benefit in it."[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Block, Lawrence, ed. (30 April 2015). Dark City Lights: New York Stories (Have a NYC). Three Rooms Press. 
  2. ^ "Billions Co-Creator Explains Why the Show's Main Characters Meditate". ABC News. 18 March 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2016. David Levien is my creative partner, he and I both practice Transcendental Meditation … and we have found tremendous benefit in it. 

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