Shane Black Biography
Shane Black is an American filmmaker and actor. He is considered one of the pioneer screenwriters of the action genre. He made his mark with his Lethal Weapon (1987) screenplay.
Black has written other films such as Lethal Weapon 2, The Monster Squad, The Last Boy Scout, Last Action Hero, and The Long Kiss Goodnight. As an actor, Shane is best known for his role as Rick Hawkins in Predator (1987).
In 2005, Shane made his directorial debut with the film Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. In 2013, Black went on to write and direct Iron Man 3, The Nice Guys (2016), and also The Predator (2018). Black is set to direct the upcoming film adaptation of Doc Savage.
Shane Black Age
Shane was born on December 16, 1961 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S. She is [agecalc birthdate=1961-12-16]
Shane Black Family
He was born to Paul Black and Patrick Ann Black. His father who was in the printing business helped Black get an interest in hardboiled fiction such as the works of Mickey Spillane and the Matt Helm series.
His family moved to Fullerton, California after living in the suburbs of Lower Burell and Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
Shane Black Wife
Black is considered single since he has not revealed any information about his dating life.
Shane Black Career
Black began his career in the entertainment industry as an actor, appearing in small roles in films like Predator and RoboCop 3.
However, it was his screenwriting skills that brought him to prominence. In 1987, Black wrote the screenplay for Lethal Weapon, which became a huge commercial and critical success.
He went on to write several more hit movies in the action genre, including The Last Boy Scout, The Long Kiss Goodnight, and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang.
In 2005, Black made his directorial debut with the film Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, which he also wrote. The movie received positive reviews and helped launch the career of actor Robert Downey Jr. Black continued to write and direct successful films, including Iron Man 3, The Nice Guys, and The Predator.
Overall, Shane Black has had a successful career in Hollywood as both a screenwriter and director. His films have grossed over $2 billion worldwide, and he is considered one of the most influential figures in the action movie genre.
Shane Black Movies
Here are some of his most notable movies:
- Lethal Weapon (1987)
- The Last Boy Scout (1991)
- The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)
- Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
- Iron Man 3 (2013)