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Michael L. Tolkin (born October 17, 1950) is an American filmmaker and novelist. He has written numerous screenplays, including The Player (1992), which he adapted from his 1988 book by the same name, and for which he received the 1993 Edgar Award for Best Show more... Motion Picture Screenplay. A follow-up book, The Return of the Player, was published in 2006.
Tolkin was born in New York City, New York, the son of Edith (née Leibovitch), a studio executive and film industry lawyer, and the late comedy writer Mel Tolkin. Tolkin is a graduate of Middlebury College. Tolkin lives in Los Angeles with his wife Wendy Mogel (parenting expert and author of bestseller The Blessing of a Skinned Knee) and their two daughters, Susanna and Emma.
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@Bee Garner 🐝 #nowlistening to #BretEastonEllisPodcast with Michael Tolkin. I need to read The Player, the film blew me away!1 day 1 hour 49 minutes ago
@TV's Tim Stack Wish @Michael_Tolkin who wrote 1 of the great Hwood books, "The Player", would take a shot at Trump. The inner monologue would be awesome.2 days 22 hours 12 minutes ago
@BILL RYAN On Facebook Michael Tolkin is raving about FAT CITY so I want to send him a link to my post about it. But I am wisely, bravely resisting.3 days 13 hours 18 minutes ago