Steve Shagan

Screenwriter, Producer, Novelist
TV writer and producer who earned an Academy Award nomination for his first produced screenplay, the well-received melodrama, "Save the Tiger" (1973), which starred Jack Lemmon in a tale of mobsters and reality in the ... Read more »
Born: 10/25/1927 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Producer (9)

Pandaemonium 2001 (Movie)

(Producer)

The Formula 1979 (Movie)

(Producer)

Save the Tiger 1973 (Movie)

(Producer)

W. W. and the Dixie Dancekings 1973 (Movie)

(Executive Producer)

Sole Survivor 1969 - 1970 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

A Step Out of Line (TV Show)

Producer

River of Mystery (TV Show)

Producer

The House on Garibaldi Street (TV Show)

Executive Producer

The Man Who Died Twice (TV Show)

Producer
Writer (8)

Gotti 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Primal Fear 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Nightwing 1979 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Formula 1979 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Formula 1979 (Movie)

("The Formula") (Source Material (from novel))

Voyage of the Damned 1976 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Hustle 1975 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Save the Tiger 1973 (Movie)

(Writer)

Biography

TV writer and producer who earned an Academy Award nomination for his first produced screenplay, the well-received melodrama, "Save the Tiger" (1973), which starred Jack Lemmon in a tale of mobsters and reality in the garment business. Shagan is also known for the star-laden holocaust drama, "Voyage of the Damned" (1976)--which earned him a second Oscar nomination--and the Marlon Brando/George C. Scott vehicle, "The Formula" (1980).

Relationships

Rachel Shagan

Mother

Robert William Shagan

Son

Elizabeth Florance

Wife

Barney Shagan

Father

EDUCATION

New York University

New York , New York

Milestones

1996

Co-wrote the screenplay adaptation of "Primal Fear"

1987

Adapted the Mario Puzo novel, "The Scillian" for the screen

1979

Wrote and executive produced "The House on Garibaldi Street"

1974

Executive produced feature "W.W. and the Dixie Dancekings"

1973

Wrote and produced first feature, "Save the Tiger"

1970

Produced TV-movie, "River of Mystery"; wrote and produced, "A Step Out of Line"

1968

Began producing TV-movies

1966

Produced "Tarzan" TV show

1962

Worked in publicity at Paramount Pictures

1959

Moved to Hollywood, worked as grip, stagehand

Wrote, propduced and directed short film, "One Every Second"

Worked as "little theater" stagehand, lab technician

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