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This article is about the screenwriter. For the professional wrestler see Ronald Herd.Ronald Bass (born March 26, 1942), sometimes credited as Ron Bass, is an American screenwriter. Also a film producer, Bass's work is characterized as being highly in demand, and he is thought to be among the most highly paid writers in Hollywood. He is often called the "King of the Pitches". In 1988, he received the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Rain Man, and films that Bass is associated with are regularly nominated for multiple motion picture awards. Wikipedia

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1One of the earliest deals Ronald Bass made as a screenwriter, was a two-script deal at 20th Century Fox in the early 1980's. The deal paid Bass $125,000 per script, but neither script got produced.
2Along with writing partner Jen Smolka, Ron Bass did some uncredited additional writing on Soul Surfer (2011). Bass and Smolka did end up with a 'co-producer' credit each.
3Did an uncredited rewrite of the Arthur Penn thriller Target (1985).
4Wrote an early draft of the screenplay for Just Like Heaven (2005), when it was in development under its original title, "If Only It Were True". At the time, Steven Spielberg was attached to direct it. However, upon reading Bass' draft of the script, Spielberg passed and went on to another project. This was one of several projects that Spielberg and Bass nearly collaborated on.
5Did a set of early revisions to the script for The Lion King (1994) with screenwriter T.J. Allen in 1990. Bass was one of dozens of screenwriters to work on the script over the course of development, but did not receive any credit and it is uncertain if any of his work made it on the screen. He was hired to help T.J. Allen punch up Allen's original draft.
6In the early 2000's, Ronald Bass was one of more than a dozen screenwriters who worked on the script for Bad Boys II (2003), however in the end, he did not receive any credit. His script doctoring was a part of his overall deal with Sony.
7Wrote an adaptation of the screenplay for the film Monte Carlo (2011), but was rewritten by multiple writers and did not receive any credit when it was release.
8Started writing at the age of six but gave it up in his late teens after a teacher criticized a novel he had written. He did not start again until he was age 32. He didn't begin his Hollywood screenwriting career until he was 42 years old, after having spent 17 years as an entertainment lawyer.
9He writes, on average, for fourteen hours a day.
10Did an uncredited rewrite of Always (1989) for Steven Spielberg.
11He wrote unproduced drafts of screenplays for The Bridges of Madison County (1995), The Shipping News (2001), Memoirs of a Geisha (2005) and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007).
12Member of the jury at the Venice Film Festival in 1997.
13A prolific Oscar-winning screenwriter. He is in such demand, that he employs a staff to help him research his material.
14Carolco Pictures paid him $2 million for an adaptation of T.R. Wright's supernatural thriller, "Manhattan Ghost Story", in 1990. During the development of the project, Julia Roberts and Richard Gere were attached to star, as a possible follow-up project to their hit Pretty Woman (1990).


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The King's Daughter2017screenplay completed
Eleven Percentscreenplay announced
Untitled My Best Friend's Wedding TV Follow-UpTV Series announced
Ice2017TV Series creator - 1 episode
Before We Go2014/Iscreenplay - as Ron Bass / story - as Ron Bass
Space Warriors2013screenplay - as Ron Bass / story - as Ron Bass
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan2011screenplay - as Ron Bass
Monologues Volume 12010Short
Amelia2009written by - as Ron Bass
Mozart and the Whale2005written by - as Ron Bass
The Lazarus Child2005screenplay
Passion of Mind2000written by - as Ron Bass
Snow Falling on Cedars1999screenplay - as Ron Bass
Entrapment1999screenplay - as Ron Bass / story - as Ron Bass
Swing Vote1999TV Movie written by - as Ron Bass
Invisible Child1999TV Movie story - as Ron Bass
Border Line1999TV Movie story - as Ron Bass / teleplay - as Ron Bass
Stepmom1998screenplay - as Ron Bass
What Dreams May Come1998screenplay - as Ron Bass
How Stella Got Her Groove Back1998screenplay - as Ron Bass
My Best Friend's Wedding1997written by
MoloneyTV Series creator - 21 episodes, 1996 - 1997 writer - 1 episode, 1996
Dangerous Minds1996-1997TV Series creator - 17 episodes
Waiting to Exhale1995screenplay
Dangerous Minds1995screenplay
Reunion1994TV Movie teleplay
The Enemy Within1994TV Movie teleplay - as Ron Bass
When a Man Loves a Woman1994written by
The Joy Luck Club1993screenplay
Sleeping with the Enemy1991screenplay
Rain Man1988screenplay
Gardens of Stone1987screenplay
Black Widow1987written by
Code Name: Emerald1985novel "The Emerald Illusion" / screenplay

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Untitled My Best Friend's Wedding TV Follow-UpTV Series executive producer announced
Ice2016TV Series executive producer
Spare Parts2015/Ico-producer - as Ron Bass
Soul Surfer2011co-producer - as Ron Bass
Amelia2009executive producer - as Ron Bass
Mozart and the Whale2005producer - as Ron Bass
The Lazarus Child2005executive producer
Passion of Mind2000producer - as Ron Bass
Snow Falling on Cedars1999producer - as Ron Bass
Entrapment1999executive producer - as Ron Bass
Stepmom1998executive producer - as Ron Bass
What Dreams May Come1998executive producer
How Stella Got Her Groove Back1998executive producer
My Best Friend's Wedding1997producer
Dangerous Minds1996-1997TV Series executive producer - 17 episodes
Moloney1996TV Series executive producer - 1 episode
Waiting to Exhale1995executive producer
When a Man Loves a Woman1994executive producer
The Joy Luck Club1993producer

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
When a Man Loves a Woman1994AA Man #1

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Journey of Rain Man2004Video documentary shortHimself
Spotlight on Location: Snow Falling on Cedars2000TV Movie documentaryHimself / Interviewee
HBO First Look1997TV Series documentaryHimself
The 61st Annual Academy Awards1989TV SpecialHimself - Winner: Best Original Screenplay

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Once in a Lew Moon2015DocumentaryHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2003Hollywood Film AwardHollywood Film AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Screenwriting
2003Lifetime Achievement AwardOjai Film Festival
1998ShoWest AwardShoWest Convention, USAScreenwriter of the Year
1989OscarAcademy Awards, USABest Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the ScreenRain Man (1988)· Barry Morrow (screenplay/story)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998OFTA Film AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Comedy/Musical PictureMy Best Friend's Wedding (1997)· Jerry Zucker
1998Golden Satellite AwardSatellite AwardsBest Motion Picture, Comedy or MusicalMy Best Friend's Wedding (1997)· Jerry Zucker
1995BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Screenplay - AdaptedThe Joy Luck Club (1993)· Amy Tan
1994USC Scripter AwardUSC Scripter AwardThe Joy Luck Club (1993)· Amy Tan (author)
1994WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or PublishedThe Joy Luck Club (1993)· Amy Tan
1990BAFTA Film AwardBAFTA AwardsBest Screenplay - OriginalRain Man (1988)· Barry Morrow
1989Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USABest Screenplay - Motion PictureRain Man (1988)· Barry Morrow
1989DavidDavid di Donatello AwardsBest Foreign Screenplay (Migliore Sceneggiatura Straniera)Rain Man (1988)· Barry Morrow
1989WGA Award (Screen)Writers Guild of America, USABest Screenplay Written Directly for the ScreenRain Man (1988)· Barry Morrow

TitleSalary
Mozart and the Whale (2005)$2,750,000


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