Kevin Alyn Elders

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Kevin Alyn Elders
Born Kevin Alyn Elders
Occupation Screenwriter, film director, novelist
Nationality American
Genre Thriller, action adventure, techno-thriller, military
Notable works Iron Eagle
Simon Sez

Kevin Alyn Elders is an American writer, film director, and producer whose work includes novels and screenplays for film and television.


Elders began his career in the 1980s as a screenwriter based in Southern California. In the length of his career, he has sold 23 of his 26 original screenplays.[1][2] He made his debut with Iron Eagle, a military action-adventure film that predated the similarly-themed Top Gun by several months.[3] Though the film was not a major financial or critical success, it was enough of a success on home video to spawn a several sequels, two of which Elders wrote and served as 2nd unit director on.[4]

He made his directorial debut with the 1999 action comedy Simon Sez starring Dennis Rodman and Dane Cook.[5][6] He wrote the 2009 techno-thriller Echelon Conspiracy. He published Room 502, his first novel in 2015.[7]





  • Room 502 (2015)