J. David Shapiro
|J. David Shapiro|
|Born||Jake David Shapiro
March 18, 1969
|Other names||JD Shapiro, J.D. Shapiro|
Jake David Shapiro, also known as J. D. Shapiro (born March 18, 1969), is an American filmmaker and stand-up comedian. Shapiro is best known as the original screenwriter of the film Robin Hood: Men in Tights and for writing the screenplay adaptation of L. Ron Hubbard's novel Battlefield Earth.
- "X-Treme Biography: Santa" (2008 TV short) (writer, actor)
- The Strand (2007) (actor)
- Pucked (2006) (actor)
- Battlefield Earth (2000) (writer of screenplay adaption of Battlefield Earth by L. Ron Hubbard)
- We Married Margo (2000) (director, writer, actor)
- Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) (writer)
- Charles in Charge (1990 TV series) (writer, episode "Buddy Flips a Disc")
Awards and nominations
|2000||The Comedy Festival||We Married Margo||Audience Award||Won|
|Slamdance Film Festival||We Married Margo||Grand Jury Prize||Nominated|
|2001||Golden Raspberry Award||Battlefield Earth||Worst Screenplay||Won|
- Shapiro, J.D. (March 29, 2010). "'I penned the suckiest movie ever - sorry!'". New York Post.
- Internet Movie Database staff (2009). "Awards for J.D. Shapiro". Internet Movie Database. IMDb.com, Inc. Retrieved 2009-12-30.
- Weiskind, Ron (March 2, 2000). "Film with local ties wins at festival". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. p. D-2.
- Vice, Jeff (December 19, 1999). "Slamdance taking on international flavor". The Deseret News. Deseret News Publishing Company. p. E11.
- Staff (March 26, 2001). "'Battlefield Earth' Scribe Personally Accepts Razzie Award for Worst Screenplay During a Live Talk Radio Show on Comedy World". Business Wire. Retrieved 2009-12-30.
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