Purvis, Neal 1961-

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Purvis, Neal 1961-


Born September 9, 1961. Education: Attended the University of Kent.


Agent—Tom Strickler, Endeavor, 9601 Wilshire Blvd., Third Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90210; Casarotto Ramsay & Associates, Ltd., Waverley House, 7-12 Noel St., London W1F 8GQ, England.


Writer. Frequently collaborated with Robert Wade. Performed in a rock and roll band. Public speaker at various venues.


Writers Guild of America, West.

Awards, Honors:

Film Award nomination, best adapted screenplay, and nomination for Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film, both British Academy of Film and Television Arts, Saturn Award nomination, best writing, Academy of Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy Films, Edgar Award nomination, best motion picture screenplay, Mystery Writers of America, and Thriller Award nomination, best screenplay, International Thriller Writers, all with others, 2007, for Casino Royale.


Film Producer; with Robert Wade:

Return to Sender (also known as Convicted), Intandem Films, 2004.

Stoned (also known as The Wild and Wycked World of Brian Jones), Screen Media Films, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, The Bond Cocktail, Independent Television (England), 1999.



Himself, Die Another Day: From Script to Screen, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2002.

Himself, Shaken and Stirred on Ice, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Video, 2002.

Himself, Inside "Die Another Day," Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2003.


Screenplays; with Robert Wade:

Let Him Have It (also known as L'age de vivre), Fine Line Features, 1991.

Plunkett & Macleane, Gramercy Pictures, 1999.

(And with Bruce Feirstein; and story with Wade) The World Is Not Enough (based on characters by Ian Fleming; also known as Bond 19, Bond 2000, Death Waits for No Man, Fire and Ice, Pressure Point, T.W.I.N.E., Amb el mon no n'hi ha prou, El mundo no basta, El mundo nunca es suficiente, Ha-Olam E'ino Maspik, Il mondo non basta, James Bond 007—Die Welt ist nicht genug, Jeden svet nestaci, Kun maailma ei riitae, Le monde ne suffit pas, Swiat to za malo, Vaerlden raecker inte till, 007, el mundo no basta, and 007: O mundo nao e o bastante), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1999.

(And story with Wade) Die Another Day (based on characters by Ian Fleming; also known as Beneath the Ice, Beyond the Ice, D.A.D., James Bond 20, James Bond XX, Juggernaut, Nobody Lives Forever, Doeden faar vaenta, James Bond 007—Strib an einem anderen Tag, Kuolema saa odottaa, La morte puo attendere, Lamut B'Yom A'her, Meurs un autre jour, Mor un altre dia, Muere otro dia, Otro diapara morir, Prapancha Veerudu 007, 007—Morre noutro dia, 007: Surra veel ueks paeev, and 007—Um novo dia para morrer), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2002.

(Uncredited) The Italian Job (also known as Az olasz melo, Braquage a l'italienne, The italian Job—Jagd auf Millionen, La estafa maestra, Mini mini daisakusen, Uma saida de mestre, and Un boulot a l'italienne), Paramount, 2003.

Johnny English (also known as Johnny English: Rogue Male, Touch of Weevil, and Johnny English—Der Spion, der es versiebte), Universal, 2003.

Return to Sender (also known as Convicted), Intandem Films, 2004.

(And with Paul Haggis) Casino Royale (based on the novel by Ian Fleming; also known as Bond Begins, Ian Fleming's "Casino Royale," James Bond 007—Casino Royale, James Bond 21, 007: Casino Royale, 007—Cassino Royale, and Prapanchaniki Okkadu), Columbia, 2006.

Stoned (also known as The Wild and Wycked World of Brian Jones), Screen Media Films, 2006.

With Wade, wrote other screenplays, including Jinx and another screenplay featuring the character of James Bond. Some sources state that Purvis has worked on other screenplays, including The Puppet Masters (based on a novel by Robert A. Heinlein; also known as Robert A. Heinlein's "The Puppet Masters," Alguien mueve los hilos, Gospodarji lutk, Il terrore della sesta luna, Invadatorii, Les maitres du monde, Puppet Masters—Bedrohung aus dem All, Uhka tuntemattomasta, and Varastetut ihmiset), Buena Vista, 1994; and An American Werewolf in Paris (based on characters created by John Landis; also known as American Werewolf in Paris, American Werewolf 2, En amerikansk varulv I Paris, Enas amerikanos lykanthropos sto Parisi, Ihmissusi Pariisissa, Le loup-garou de Paris, Um lobisomem americano em Paris, Un hombre lobo americano en Paris, and Un lupo mannaro americano a Parigi), Buena Vista, 1997; as well as the screenplays Art Con, Grid Iron (also known as Gridiron), Killing Me, Lying Doggo, Mabus, Skin, and The Wasp Factory (based on the novel by Iain Banks).



The Trades,http://www.the-trades.com, January 29, 2007.