Randall Wallace

Screenwriter, Producer, Director
After graduating from Duke University, Tennessee-born Randall Wallace relocated to Los Angeles and began writing novels. Within several months, he had landed at Stephen Cannell Productions as a producer and writer ... Read more »
Born: 07/27/1949 in Jackson, Tennessee, USA

Filmography

Writer (8)

Heaven is for Real 2014 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Writer

We Were Soldiers 2002 (Movie)

(Adaptation) (Screenplay)

Pearl Harbor 2001 (Movie)

(Original Draft) (Screenplay)

The Man in the Iron Mask 1998 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Dark Angel 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

From Story

Braveheart 1995 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

J.J. Starbuck 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Story By
Actor (7)

Entourage 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hollywood Habitat for Humanity 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Family Tree 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

History Vs. Hollywood 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

Actor

The Rookie 2002 (Movie)

Texas Oilman (Actor)

Pearl Harbor: A Journey to the Screen 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

Sweet Justice 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor
Producer (6)

We Were Soldiers 2002 (Movie)

(Producer)

Pearl Harbor 2001 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

The Man in the Iron Mask 1998 (Movie)

(Producer)

Broken Badges 1990 - 1991 (Tv Show)

Co-Executive Producer

Sonny Spoon 1987 - 1989 (TV Show)

Producer

Thunder Boat Row (TV Show)

Producer
Director (6)

Heaven is for Real 2014 (Movie)

(Director)

Secretariat 2010 (Movie)

(Director)

We Were Soldiers 2002 (Movie)

(Director)

The Man in the Iron Mask 1998 (Movie)

(Director)

The Last Pharaoh (Movie)

(Director)

The Mercenary: Love and Honor (Movie)

(Director)
Music (3)

Heaven is for Real 2014 (Movie)

("You Are Home") (Song)

Secretariat 2010 (Movie)

("I Am Free") (Song)

We Were Soldiers 2002 (Movie)

("Mansions of the Lord") (Song)

Biography

After graduating from Duke University, Tennessee-born Randall Wallace relocated to Los Angeles and began writing novels. Within several months, he had landed at Stephen Cannell Productions as a producer and writer. Wallace went on to work in those capacities on the series "J.J. Starbuck" (NBC, 1987-88), starring Dale Robertson, the short-lived "Sonny Spoon" (NBC, 1988), with Mario Van Peebles, and "Broken Badges" (CBS, 1990-91).

EDUCATION

Duke University

Durham , North Carolina 1971

E C Glass High School

Lynchburg , Virginia

Milestones

2010

Appeared as himself in the seventh season of HBO's "Entourage"

2010

Directed the biopic "Secretariat," about the racehorse that won the U.S. Triple Crown in 1973

2008

Executive produced and narrated "Fight or Die" for the Discovery Channel

2008

Wrote several songs with singer/songwriter Richard Marx; one of those songs, "Flame In Your Fire" appears on Marx's album Emotional Remains

2002

Wrote and directed "We Were Soldiers," a Vietnam War drama starring Mel Gibson

2001

Penned the script for the big budget epic "Pearl Harbor"

1998

Made feature directorial debut with remake of "The Man in the Iron Mask"

1995

Feature screenwriting debut, "Braveheart"; earned Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations

1990

Wrote premiere of "Broken Badges" (CBS); also served as co-executive producer

1989

Co-produced and wrote busted pilot "Thunder Boat Row"

1988

Created and wrote premiere of "Sonny Spoon" (NBC); also series co-producer

1987

Was co-producer and story editor for "J.J. Starbuck" (NBC)

1978

Wrote first screenplay, the unproduced "Bully Brigade"

While attending Duke, started a record company, with himself as the only client

Briefly worked at Opryland in Tennessee

Born and raised in Tennessee

Moved to Los Angeles

Began writing novels

Landed job at Stephen Cannell Productions

Bonus Trivia

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Not to be confused with photographer Randall Wallace.

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Wallace has written an 1,112-page unpublished novel titled Love and Honor.

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He founded Wallace Literary, a place in L.A. for writers to go to work in an environment that is "nuturing and inspiring."

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