Peter Craig

Biography

Peter Craig (born November 10, 1969) is an American novelist and screenwriter known for his darkly comic novels of imploding father-child relationships. Novels Craig's first novel, The Martini Shot, published by William Morrow in 1998, chronicles has-been action film star Charlie West's troubled relationship with his two children and won a Michener-Copernicus Fellowship. His second novel, Hot Plastic, published by Hyperion in 2004, portrays the complex relationship between credit card con artist Jerry Swift and his genius son, both of whom are attracted to the same woman. His most recent novel, Blood Father, published by Hyperion in 2005, tells of aging biker John Link and his reckless teenage daughter, caught up in a drug bust gone wrong. Screenplays As a screenwriter, Craig co-wrote the Warner Bros. picture The Town with Ben Affleck, based on the novel Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan. Craig has also been hired to write the screenplay for the upcoming Cowboy Bebop movie, and Bad Boys III for Sony Pictures. Personal life Craig attended the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa and studied with authors Tobias Wolff and Marilynne Robinson. Craig grew up in Southern California and Oregon. He's the son of actress Sally Field and Steve Craig. He was remarried in 2008 to Jennifer DeFrancisco, and has two daughters from his previous marriage. He has three brothers and one sister. His brother John Craig, a songwriter and musician, lives in Portland, Oregon. Filmography as Writer: ???? Bad Boys 3 (screenplay) (announced) ???? Top Gun 2 (announced) 2010 The Town (screenplay) as Actor: 1988 Satisfaction ... Mig 1978 Hooper ... Pete Miscellaneous Crew: 1988 Satisfaction (production assistant) Other works: The Martini Shot (novel, 2000, Quill) Hot Plastic (novel, 2004, Hyperion) Blood Father (novel, 2005, Hyperion)

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Birth Place

Los Angeles, Californie, USA

Birth Date

11/10/1969
Known For
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Beyond Innocence

Italian POW

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Escape to Nowhere

Radioman 2

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Satisfaction

Mig

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Hooper

Pete

Starring In
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Escape to Nowhere

Radioman 2

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Satisfaction

Mig

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Beyond Innocence

Italian POW

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Hooper

Pete

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