David Seltzer

Screenwriter, Director
Versatile scenarist who co-adapted Vladimir Nabokov's "King, Queen, Knave" (1972), wrote a couple of sophisticated horror films--the best of which was "The Omen" (1976)--and turned out several adroit tearjerkers, before ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1939 in Highland Park, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Writer (25)

Damien 2015 - 2016 (TV Show)

Writer

The Omen 2006 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Dragonfly 2002 (Movie)

(Rewrite) (Writer)

Dragonfly 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Nobody's Baby 2000 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

My Giant 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

My Giant 1998 (Movie)

(From Story)

The Eighteenth Angel 1997 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Shining Through 1992 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bird on A Wire 1990 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Punchline 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Lucas 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Table for Five 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Six Weeks 1982 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Prophecy 1979 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Omen 1976 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

My Father's House 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Screenplay

The Other Side of the Mountain 1973 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

King, Queen, Knave 1971 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

One Is a Lonely Number 1971 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Hellstrom Chronicle 1970 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cinema Verite (TV Show)

Writer

Green Eyes (Movie)

(Screenwriter)

Larry (TV Show)

Screenplay

Private Sessions (TV Show)

Screenplay
Director (4)

Nobody's Baby 2000 (Movie)

(Director)

Shining Through 1992 (Movie)

(Director)

Punchline 1988 (Movie)

(Director)

Lucas 1986 (Movie)

(Director)
Producer (4)

Revelations 2005 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Eighteenth Angel 1997 (Movie)

(Producer)

Shining Through 1992 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Green Eyes 1976 - 1977 (TV Show)

Producer
Actor (2)

Corey Haim: The E! True Hollywood Story 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Omen Legacy (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Versatile scenarist who co-adapted Vladimir Nabokov's "King, Queen, Knave" (1972), wrote a couple of sophisticated horror films--the best of which was "The Omen" (1976)--and turned out several adroit tearjerkers, before making his directorial debut with "Lucas" (1986), a winning, low-key portrait of adolescence.

Relationships

Eugenia Zukerman

Wife

EDUCATION

School for Film and TV, Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois

Milestones

2006

Received writting credit for John Moore's remake of his 1976 horror classic "The Omen"

2005

Created, wrote and executive produced NBC's six-week mini-series, "Revelations"

2001

Wrote and directed "Nobody's Baby"

1992

Helmed the WWII drama, "Shining Through"

1991

Received writting credit for "Omen IV: The Awakening"

1988

Helmed "Punchline" starring Tom Hanks and Sally Field

1986

Film directing debut (also screenwriter), "Lucas"

1983

Penned the screenplay for the family drama, "Table for Five" starring Jon Voight

1981

Received screenwriting credit for "The Final Conflict" (Omen III)

1976

Penned the screenplay for the horror classic "The Omen"

1974

Wrote the teleplays for the TV movies "My Father's House" and "Larry"

1970

Uncredited role in writing the screenplay of "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory"

1970

Feature credited screenwriting debut, the Oscar-winning documentary "The Hellstrom Chronicle"

1966

Moved to Los Angeles; began writing for David Wolper's "Incredible World of Animals"

Made short film, "My Trip to New York"

Worked on TV game show, "I've Got a Secret"

Directed and produced documentaries for David Wolper

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