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Mathison, Melissa


MATHISON, Melissa. Also writes as Melissa Mathison Ford, Josh Rogan. American, b. 1950. Genres: Communications/Media, Film, Plays/ Screenplays. Career: Screenwriter. Formerly worked as a journalist. Publications: SCREENPLAYS: (with J. Rosenberg and W.D. Wittliff) The Black Stallion, 1979; (with S. Zito) The Escape Artist, 1982; (and associate producer) E.T. the ExtraTerrestrial, 1982; (as Josh Rogan; with G.C. Johnson and R. Matheson) Twilight Zone: The Movie, segment two, 1983; Son of the Morning Star (television miniseries), 1991; The Indian in the Cupboard, 1995; (and co-producer) Kundun, 1997. OTHER: (as Melissa Mathison Ford) (author of foreword of new edition) My Land and My People: The Original Autobiography of His Holiness the Dalai Lama of Tibet, by the Dalai Lama, 1997. Address: c/o ICM, 40 West 57th St., New York, NY 10019, U.S.A.

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