Nicholas Kazan

Screenwriter, Producer, Director
This second-generation screenwriter has made a reputation for strong psychological dramas. Nicholas Kazan, the son of famed screenwriter-producer-director-actor Elia Kazan, has a talent for scripts described as "edgy ... Read more »
Born: 11/30/1945 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Writer (15)

The BFG 2016 (Movie)

(previous draft) (Screenplay)

The Whole Truth 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Enough 2002 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bicentennial Man 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Fallen 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Homegrown 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Matilda 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Dream Lover 1994 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Mobsters 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Reversal of Fortune 1990 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Patty Hearst 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

At Close Range 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

At Close Range 1986 (Movie)

(From Story)

Dream Lover 1986 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Frances 1982 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (3)

Fallen 1998 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Matilda 1996 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)

Reversal of Fortune 1990 (Movie)

(Co-Producer)
Director (2)

Dream Lover 1994 (Movie)

(Director)

The Edge 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Director

Biography

This second-generation screenwriter has made a reputation for strong psychological dramas. Nicholas Kazan, the son of famed screenwriter-producer-director-actor Elia Kazan, has a talent for scripts described as "edgy, terse, bleakly funny". Until the late 1980s, he concentrated on theater, writing for The Impact Company of the Improvisational Theatre Project and having several plays produced in New York.

Relationships

Leo Kazan

Half-Brother

Elia Kazan

Father
born Constantinople, Turkey, September 7, 1909

Zoe Kazan Actor

Daughter
Born Sept. 9, 1983; mother, Robin Swicord

Maya Kazan

Daughter
mother, Robin Swicord

Zoe Kazan

Daughter
mother, Robin Swicord

Chris Kazan

Brother
born c. 1939

Katherine Kazan

Sister

Judy Morris

Sister

Robin Swicord

Wife

Molly Thatcher

Mother
along with Elia Kazan, was one of the filmmakers behind the semi-experimental political film short, "Pie in the Sky" (1935) died 1963

EDUCATION

Swarthmore College

Swarthmore , Pennsylvania 1964 - 1968

Milestones

1996

With wife Robin Swicord, adapted Roald Dahl's novel "Matilda"

1994

Feature directorial debut, "Dream Lover"

1989

TV directorial debut, "The Edge"

1988

Feature debut as co-producer, "Reversal of Fortune" (also scipted)

1977

Screenwriting debut as one of four writers on "Showboat 1988"

Wrote first play in college, "Ballgame"

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