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Van Wyck, Jim (James Van Wyck, James R. Van Wyck)

Van Wyck, Jim (James Van Wyck, James R. Van Wyck)

PERSONAL

Born in Richland, WA; married; children: one daughter. Education: University of Oregon, degree, mathematics; participated in Director's Guild Training Program.

Addresses:

Agent—Mirisch Agency, 1875 Century Park East, Suite 2050, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Career:

Producer and director. Minnesota Twins, Minneapolis, professional baseball player for eight years; also played baseball in Tacoma, WA.

CREDITS

Film Executive Producer:

(With Richard Donner and Arnon Milchan) Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, Warner Bros., 1995.

Conspiracy Theory, Warner Bros., 1997.

Armageddon, 1998.

(With Steve Perry) Lethal Weapon 4 (also known as Lethal 4), Warner Bros., 1998.

Swordfish, Warner Bros., 2001.

The Incredible Hulk, Paramount, 2008.

Film Producer:

(With others) Radio Flyer, Columbia TriStar, 1992.

(With others) The Babe, Universal, 1992.

(With Penelope L. Foster and Richard Solomon) Free Willy, Warner Bros., 1993.

(With others) Wrestling Ernest Hemingway, Warner Bros., 1993.

(With others) Maverick, Warner Bros., 1994.

(With Donner, Bruce A. Evans, Raynold Gideon, Andrew Lazar, and Joel Silver) Assassins (also known as Day of Reckoning), Warner Bros., 1995.

(With Silver) Romeo Must Die, Warner Bros., 2000.

Timeline, Paramount, 2003.

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (also known as Lemony Snicket-Ratselhafte Ereignisse), 2004.

16 Blocks, United International, 2006.

Film Associate Producer:

(With George Justin) Murphy's Romance, Columbia, 1985.

Outrageous Fortune, Buena Vista, 1987.

(With Wendy Green Bricmont) Surrender, Warner Bros., 1987.

Punchline, 1988.

(As James R. Van Wyck; with Duncan Henderson and Karen Kovacevich) Three Fugitives, Buena Vista, 1989.

Stanley & Iris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1990.

Dick Tracy, Buena Vista, 1990.

Film Assistant Director:

The Fog, 1980.

(Trainee) Inside Moves, Associated Film Distribution, 1980.

Violets Are Blue, 1986.

Surrender, Warner Bros., 1987.

Free Willy, Warner Bros., 1993.

Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home, Warner Bros., 1995.

Assassins (also known as Day of Reckoning), Warner Bros., 1995.

Film First Assistant Director:

Iceman, 1984.

(And camera operator) Stick, Universal, 1985.

Murphy's Romance, Columbia, 1985.

Running Scared, 1986.

Outrageous Fortune, Buena Vista, 1987.

Funny Farm, Warner Bros., 1988.

Punchline, 1988.

Three Fugitives, Buena Vista, 1989.

Stanley & Iris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1990.

Dick Tracy, Buena Vista, 1990.

Mermaids, Orion, 1990.

Nothing but Trouble, Warner Bros., 1991.

The Babe, Universal, 1992.

Radio Flyer, Columbia TriStar, 1992.

Wrestling Ernest Hemingway, Warner Bros., 1993.

Maverick, Warner Bros., 1994.

Conspiracy Theory, Warner Bros., 1997.

Lethal Weapon 4 (also known as Lethal 4), Warner Bros., 1998.

Romeo Must Die, Warner Bros., 2000.

Timeline, Paramount, 2003.

16 Blocks, United International, 2006.

Film Second Assistant Director:

The Fog, AVCO Embassy, 1980.

Sharky's Machine, Orion, 1981.

Only When I Laugh, 1981.

Best Friends, Warner Bros., 1982.

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, 1982.

(As James Van Wyck) Stroker Ace, Universal/Warner Bros., 1983.

Film Unit Production Manager:

Romeo Must Die, Warner Bros., 2000.

Film Appearances:

Tennis player, Surrender, Warner Bros., 1987.

Spotter, Conspiracy Theory, Warner Bros., 1997.

Television First Assistant Director; Movies:

The Man from Left Field, CBS, 1993.

RECORDINGS

Videos:

A Terrible Tragedy: Alarming Evidence from the Making of The Film-A Woeful World, 2004.

Journey ThroughTimeline’, Paramount, 2004.

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