Rafael Yglesias

Screenwriter, Novelist
Born: 11/30/1953 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Writer (6)

Dark Water 2005 (Movie)

(adaptation) (Screenplay)

From Hell 2001 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Les Miserables 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Death and the Maiden 1994 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Fearless 1993 (Movie)

("Fearless") (Source Material (from novel))

Fearless 1993 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (1)

Aquarius 2014 - 2015 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

Relationships

Lewis Cole

Half-Brother
worked as Yglesias' writing partner on spec scripts for several years

Jose Yglesias

Father
born in 1919 in Florida married Helen Bassine in 1950 divorced in 1992 died of cancer in NYC in November 1995

Helen Yglesias

Mother
born on March 29, 1915 was literary editor of The Nation from 1965 to 1969 married Jose Yglesias in 1950 began writing career in 1969 divorced Yglesias in 1992

EDUCATION

dropped out of high school at age 16

Milestones

2001

Adapted the illustrated novel "From Hell" as a feature film

1998

Wrote adaptation of "Les Miserables" starring Liam Neeson and Geoffrey Rush

1994

Penned the screenplay adaptation of the play "Death and the Maiden"

1993

Adapted own novel "Fearless" for the screen

After dropping out of high school, wrote first novel "Hide Fox, and All After"

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