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David Kirkpatrick

Born: Jun 29, 1951

Death: Jan 1, 2003

Birthplace: Pittsburgh

Profession: Film Producer

Nationality: United States

David Kirkpatrick

Date of Birth : Jun 29, 1951
Date of Death : Jan 1, 2003
Birth Place : Pittsburgh

David Paul Kirkpatrick is an American film producer, studio executive and writer. He is perhaps most famous for his career at Paramount Pictures where he started as a story editor, oversaw the studio's exclusive development deal with Eddie Murphy and eventually became President of the Motion Picture Group. Kirkpatrick was also the first motion picture executive to be chief of production at two studios at the same time when he ran Walt Disney Pictures and Touchstone Pictures. He is the Co-Founder of the MIT Center For Future Storytelling, dedicated to elevating the human experience through technology and art. He is currently working in a not-for-profit dedicated to Christian worldview education.

Profession


  • Film Producer
  • Screenwriter
  • Author
  • Studio executive

Also known as


  • David Paul Kirkpatrick

Awards Won


  • Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature
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