Timothy Harris

Screenwriter, Novelist, Producer
A successful American screenwriter of comedies, often remakes, always in collaboration with Herschel Weingrod, Harris and his partner have generally met with commercial approval for their efforts (e. g. "Twins" 1988 ... Read more »
Born: 07/21/1946 in Los Angeles, California, USA

Filmography

Writer (9)

Astro Boy 2009 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Space Jam 1996 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Pure Luck 1991 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Kindergarten Cop 1990 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

My Stepmother Is An Alien 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Twins 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Brewster's Millions 1985 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Trading Places 1983 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Cheaper to Keep Her 1980 (Movie)

(Screenplay)
Producer (2)

Falling Down 1993 (Movie)

(Producer)

Street of Dreams (TV Show)

Co-Executive Producer
Actor (1)

Naked Hollywood 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

A successful American screenwriter of comedies, often remakes, always in collaboration with Herschel Weingrod, Harris and his partner have generally met with commercial approval for their efforts (e. g. "Twins" 1988, "Kindergarten Cop" 1990), though only "Trading Places" (1983) has met with real critical acclaim. The duo also worked on the script for the screen teaming of basketball superstar Michael Jordan and cartoon character Bugs Bunny in "Space Jam" (1996).

Relationships

Fiona Harris

Wife

Blake Harris

Son

Nicholas Harris

Son

EDUCATION

Peterhouse College, University of Cambridge

1966 - 1969
graduated with honors

Charterhouse School

1963 - 1965

St Julien's School

1963

Milestones

1991

Appeared in TV documentary mini-series "Naked Hollywood"

1988

Received first TV credit as co-executive producer (with Weingrod) of "Street of Dreams", based on his novel "Goodnight and Goodbye"

1980

First screenplay filmed, "Cheaper to Keep Her" (co-written with Weingrod)

Met Herschel Weingrod in the United States after they both completed their studies in England

First novel published, "Kronski/McSmash"

Bonus Trivia

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Also wrote novelizations of the films "Steelyard Blues", "Hit", "Heatwave", and "American Gigolo".

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Received BAFTA nomination for Best Original Screenplay for "Trading Places" (1983)

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