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Michael White

Screenwriter, Writer


Current Work Details

What I do

Taken time off to work on my writing

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

The Man Who Would Be King, Doctor Zhivago, Conan the Barbarian (old and new), Zombieland

I cried watching

My Girl; any film where a beloved pet dies

I left the cinema during

Left the cinema during a Mexican film festival but only after the third wrestling movie

Directors I love

Too many to mention

Actors I admire

Idris Elba, Jonathan Pryce, all the Monty Python crew, Rowan Atkinson, Jim Carrey, any actor willing to take a chance on an unusual role, Vera Farmiga, Rhona Mitra

Writers I respect

Everyone who has ever written a movie that I loved

My desert island discs

Paint Your Wagon, The Great Race, all the Peter Sellers pink panther movies, Auntie Mame (Rosalind Russell), all the Resident Evil movies, all the Adam Sandler movies

Books I have given my friends

all Douglas Adams books, all Terry Pratchett books, Mary Stewart Merlin series books, Tom Robbins books, Hammer of the Gods (unauthorised biography of Led Zeppelin

My death row meal

Bacon and eggs and toast with maple syrup

The best thing I own

My computer

More about me

After messing around with all kinds of silly jobs in the corporate world, I am finally getting down to something important - writing.

My Work & Credits