J. David Shapiro
J. David Shapiro
Jake David Shapiro
March 18, 1969
|Other names||JD Shapiro, J.D. Shapiro|
Jake David 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, which won more Golden Raspberry Awards than any other film and for which Shapiro later apologized.
|1987||Duet||Screenwriter (episode ''I Never Played for My Father: Part 1'')||TV Series|
|1990||Charles in Charge||Screenwriter (episode "Buddy Flips a Disc")||TV Series|
|1993||Robin Hood: Men in Tights||Screenwriter||Theatrical film|
|2000||We Married Margo||Director, screenwriter, actor (as ''Jake'')||Theatrical film|
|Battlefield Earth||Screenwriter||Theatrical film|
|2006||Pucked||Actor (as ''Alan'')||Theatrical film|
|2008||X-Treme Biography: Santa||Screenwriter, actor (as ''AA Attendee / Death'')||TV Short|
|2011||Juan Hombre||Co-director, screenwriter||Short|
|2012||unCONventional||Creative consultant (12 episodes)||TV Series|
|2015||A Date||Special thanks||Short|
|2016||Actors||Actor (as ''Walk of fame actor'')||Short|
|2017||Extraordinary: Stan Lee||Himself||Direct-to-video documentary|
|Best Thanksgiving Ever||Director||Theatrical film|
|2018||Hard Day's Nights||Co-director, screenwriter, executive producer||Short|
|597 Días Desaparecido||Actor (as ''Tom Springfield'')||Short|
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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