Paul Brickman

Screenwriter, Director, Producer
Scenarist with a gift for small, offbeat films, notably Jonathan Demme's "Handle With Care/Citizens Band" (1977). Brickman made his directing debut, from his own script, with the slick summer hit "Risky Business" (1983) ... Read more »
Born: 04/23/1949 in Chicago, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Writer (7)

True Crime 1999 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Men Don't Leave 1990 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Deal of the Century 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Risky Business 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Citizens Band 1977 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training 1977 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Uprising (TV Show)

Screenplay
Producer (3)

Men Don't Leave 1990 (Movie)

(Producer)

Deal of the Century 1983 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Citizens Band 1977 (Movie)

(Associate Producer)
Director (2)

Men Don't Leave 1990 (Movie)

(Director)

Risky Business 1983 (Movie)

(Director)

Biography

Scenarist with a gift for small, offbeat films, notably Jonathan Demme's "Handle With Care/Citizens Band" (1977). Brickman made his directing debut, from his own script, with the slick summer hit "Risky Business" (1983) and followed it seven years later with a finely observed familial comedy-drama, "Men Don't Leave" (1990), based on the French film "La vie continue" (1982).

EDUCATION

Claremont Men's College

Claremont, California

Milestones

1983

Feature directing debut (also writer), "Risky Business"

1977

First feature as writer and associate producer, "Handle With Care/Citizen's Band" (dir. Jonathan Demme)

Worked as camera assistant, then story analyst at Paramount, Columbia and Universal

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