Ted Tally (born April 9, 1952) is an Academy Award winning American playwright and screenwriter. Events 193 - Septimius Severus is proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans) Year 1952 ( MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. "The Oscar" redirects here for the film see The Oscar (film. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is a person who writes dramatic literature or Drama. Screenwriters or scenarists are Scriptwriters who write the Screenplays from which Films and Television programs are made
Born Theodore Tally in North Carolina, Tally was educated at Yale College and the Yale School of Drama, and has also taught at each of them. North Carolina ( is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States Yale College was the official name of Yale University from 1718 to 1887 The Yale School of Drama is a graduate professional school of Yale University providing training in every discipline of the theatre Acting, design ( Set His most notable credit is the screenplay for The Silence of the Lambs, which won him the Academy Award for Best Screenplay as well as the Writers Guild of America Award, Chicago Film Critics Award and an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. See also Pre-production Screenwriting A screenplay or script is a written plan authored by a Screenwriter, for a Film or Television The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 suspense film directed by Jonathan Demme and starring Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, The Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay is one of the Academy Awards, the most prominent Film awards in the United States The Writers Guild of America is a generic term referring to the joint efforts of two different US labor unions The Writers Guild of America East (WGAE representing The Chicago Film Critics Association is an American film critic association The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America. Mystery Writers of America is an organization for mystery writers based in New York. Other scripts include White Palace, Before and After, Outbreak, and All the Pretty Horses. White Palace is a 1990 film starring Susan Sarandon and James Spader. For the Star TrekVoyager episode see Before and After (VOY. Before and After is a 1996 film, based on the 1992 novel Outbreak ( 1995) is a Suspense Film starring Dustin Hoffman, Rene Russo, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Spacey All the Pretty Horses is a Novel by US author Cormac McCarthy published in 1992.
In addition to Terra Nova, which won an Obie Award, and Coming Attractions, which won the Outer Critics Circle Award, Tally's plays include Hooters, Little Footsteps, and Silver Linings. The Obie Awards or Off-Broadway Theater Awards are annual awards bestowed by The Village Voice newspaper to Off-Broadway Theater The Outer Critics Circle Awards are presented annually for theatrical achievements both on and Off-Broadway and were begun during the 1949-1950 theater season His television scripts include The Comedy Zone, Hooters, Terra Nova for BBC-TV, and The Father Clements Story which won him the Christopher Award. The motto of the Christopher Awards is "It's better to light one candle than to curse the darkness Affirming the Highest Values of the Human Heart His other honors include fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation. The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA is a United States federally funded and donation assisted program that offers support and funding for projects exhibiting artistic excellence
After declining to write the screenplay for Hannibal, Tally returned to the Hannibal Lecter franchise to write Red Dragon. Hannibal is a 2001 Thriller film directed by Ridley Scott, adapted from the Thomas Harris novel of the same name. Origin and development Thomas Harris has given few interviews and has never explained where he got inspiration for Hannibal Lecter but in a documentary for Hannibal Rising This entry is about the 2002 film For other entries with similar names see Red dragon. When asked by Inside Film Online magazine why he opted not to write the screenplay for Hannibal, he responded, "For a lot of reasons. I didn't like the book. The director, Jonathan Demme, and I read it and were horrified. Robert Jonathan Demme (born February 22 1944) is an Academy Award -winning American Film director, producer and We didn't see how we could make a movie from it that we could be proud of and not feel sleazy about it, without making it a totally different story, which we could have done on our own. It was upsetting because we had a friendship with Tom Harris and felt we owed him a lot. But he was defensive and didn't want anything changed and it was frustrating because it would have been the biggest payday for all of us, putting us up there in Spielberg territory. Steven Allan Spielberg, KBE (Hon (born December 18 1946 is an American Film director, Screenwriter and producer. " 
Tally is also credited as an associate producer for Mission to Mars (2000), as well as creative consultant for Madagascar (2005) and story consultant for Shrek 2 (2004). Mission to Mars is a 2000 science fiction movie directed by Brian de Palma about a rescue mission to Mars following a disaster Shrek 2, released in the United States on 19 May 2004, is the 2004 Academy Award nominated Sequel to the
Tally lives with his wife and two children in Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ( often colloquially referred to as PA (its abbreviation by natives and Northeasterners is a state located in the Northeastern His son's name is Austin (b. 1988)and his daughter's name is Amanda (b. 1992).