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Ron Shelton


Ron Shelton was born on September 15, 1945 in Whittier, California, USA as Ronald Wayne Shelton. He is a writer and director, known for Bull Durham (1988), Hollywood Homicide (2003) and Tin Cup (1996). He is married to Lolita Davidovich. They have one child. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Bull Durham
Bull Durham Writer
(1988)
Hollywood Homicide
(2003)
Tin Cup
Tin Cup Writer
(1996)
White Men Can't Jump
(1992)

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 2011 Hound Dogs (TV Movie)
 2003 Bad Boys II (screenplay) / (story)
 2003 Hollywood Homicide (written by)
 1999 Play It to the Bone (written by)
 1996 Tin Cup (written by)
 1996 The Great White Hype (screenplay)
 1994 Cobb (screenplay)
 1994 Blue Chips (written by)
 1992 White Men Can't Jump (written by)
 1989 Blaze (screenplay)
 1988 Bull Durham (written by)
 1983 Under Fire (writer)
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Other Works:

Wrote a screenplay entitled "The Boxer and the Blonde" based on a magazine article of the same name by Frank Deford. Though the first draft of the script was written in November of 1988, it was only revised for the first time in April of 1991 and never made into a feature film.

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Alternate Names:

Ronald Shelton
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Personal Quote:

[referring to The Great White Hype (1996)]: "I tried to get my name taken off it because the film they made was not the script I wrote. I find it a horrible movie."

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Played five seasons of minor-league baseball in the Baltimore Orioles farm system; highest level reached was with the Rochester Red Wings in the Triple-A International League. See more »

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Writes and directs movies about sports See more »

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Virgo

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