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Date of birth: 1957-01-27
Hometown: Olney, Maryland, USA (birthplace)
(1976) Moved to New York at the age of 19. Within a week of his arrival he had found work as a comic book artist.
(1980) He wrote the acclaimed "Batman" story "Wanted - Santa Claus - Dead or Alive!" for DC Comics.
(1986) His "Batman: Dark Knight Returns" comic was published by DC Comics.
(1988) Was approached by New Line Cinema to write and direct "A Nightmare on Elm Street" sequal. He declined due to prior commitments. The same year he wrote "Batman: Year One" for DC Comics.
(1996) He wrote "Spawn versus Batman", a one-shot issue published by DC and Image Comics.
(2003) His original screenplay for Robocop 2 was adapted into a comic by Avatar comics.
(2005) He was inducted into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame.
Height: 187 cm
Hat: Fedora
Non-anime roles:
Frank in "Jugular Wine: A Vampire Odyssey" (movie)
Frank the Chemist in "RoboCop 2" (movie, uncredited)
Liebowitz in "The Spirit" (movie)
Man with Pen in Head in "Daredevil" (2003 live action movie)
Priest in "Sin City" (movie)
Sam in "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" (movie, uncredited)
Non-anime staff credits:
Director for "Sin City" (movie)
Director for "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" (movie)
Director for "The Spirit" (movie)
Screenplay for "Robocop 2" (movie)
Screenplay for "Robocop 3" (movie)
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