Thomas H. Schulman (born October 20, 1950 in Nashville) is an American screenwriter best known for his screenplay Dead Poets Society which won the Best Screenplay Academy Award for 1989.
Schulman earned a B.A. in philosophy from his hometown university Vanderbilt.
Other scripts include Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Welcome to Mooseport, What About Bob?, 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag, Holy Man and Medicine Man which was originally entitled The Stand.
In 2009, Schulman was elected vice president of the Writers Guild of America, West.
Tom Schulman lives in Los Angeles, with his wife Miriam and children Peter and Dolf.