Douglas S. Cook

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Douglas S. Cook
Born 1958
Boston, Massachusetts
Died (aged 56)
Santa Monica, California
Nationality American
Other names Douglas S. Cook
Occupation Screenwriter
Years active 1991–2015
Notable work The Rock

Douglas S. Cook (1958 – July 19, 2015) was an American screenwriter, known for writing 1996's film The Rock. His other credits included Payoff, Holy Matrimony, Double Jeopardy and Criminal.[1] Cook wrote all of his screenplays along with his writing partner David Weisberg.[2] They also wrote another action thriller script Blank Slate, which is currently un-produced at Bold Films.[3]

Cook died on July 19, 2015 at the age of 56 in Santa Monica, California.[4]



  1. ^ Fleming Jr, Mike (June 20, 2013). "Millennium Films Acquires Douglas Cook & David Weisberg Spec 'Criminal'". Retrieved July 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ Lowe, Kinsey (July 19, 2015). "Douglas Cook Dies: Screenwriter Of 'The Rock', 'Double Jeopardy' Was 56". Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Bold Films Acquires Action-Thriller Blank Slate". March 22, 2010. Retrieved July 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (July 20, 2015). "Douglas Cook, 'The Rock' Screenwriter, Dies at 56". Retrieved July 24, 2015. 

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