Alice Arlen

Screenwriter, Producer, Author
Journalist and author who made an impressive screenwriting debut as the co-author, with Nora Ephron, of "Silkwood" (1983); the film earned five Oscar nominations including best original screenplay.

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Filmography

Writer (5)

The Weight of Water 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cookie 1989 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Alamo Bay 1985 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Silkwood 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Thief of Time (TV Show)

Teleplay
Producer (3)

Colorado River Adventure 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Producer

A Shock to the System 1990 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)

Cookie 1989 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Biography

Journalist and author who made an impressive screenwriting debut as the co-author, with Nora Ephron, of "Silkwood" (1983); the film earned five Oscar nominations including best original screenplay.

Arlen subsequently scripted Louis Malle's "Alamo Bay" (1985) and again collaborated with Ephron, as co-writer and co-executive producer, on Susan Seidelman's 1989 gangster comedy, "Cookie."

Relationships

Michael Arlen

Husband
has three children four stepchildren

EDUCATION

Radcliffe College

Cambridge , Massachusetts 1962

Columbia University

New York , New York 1979 - 1980
graduate student; worked on development of "Silkwood" screenplay while still in school

Milestones

1985

Solo feature screenwriting debut, Louis Malle's "Alamo Bay"

1983

First feature film as co-writer (with Nora Ephron), "Silkwood"

Appeared on-camera as cultural critic for CBS-TV in Chicago

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