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James Toback Net Worth

James Toback Net Worth is
$10 Million

James Toback Biography

Then began directing his personal work, you start with the film, “Fingertips”. James Toback was created in New York, NY, and graduated from Harvard University in the mid-60s. He wrote for Esquire, and helped pen Jim Brown’s memoir. He began his professional profession as a journalist. He started working as a composing professor at THE TOWN College of NY in the 70s, and wrote his 1st screenplay. His task, “The Gambler”, was stated in 1974.James Toback net well worth: James Toback can be an American screenwriter and director who also has a net well worth of $10 million. Since that time, he has created and/or produced numerous projects, including “Like and Cash”, “Exposed”, “The Pick-Up Artist”, “The Big Bang”, “Two Girls and a man”, “Black and White colored”, “Harvard Guy”, and “Tyson”. He’s most more popular for his initial screenplay for the film, “Bugsy”. The film received ten Oscar nominations, including Best Writing.


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Quick Facts

Full NameJames Toback
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthNovember 23, 1944
ProfessionScreenwriter, Film producer, Film director, Actor
EducationHarvard University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseStephanie Toback
ChildrenAndre Toback
ParentsIrwin Lionel Toback, Selma Judith Levy
AwardsUn Certain Regard Knockout Prize
NominationsAcademy Award for Best Original Screenplay, Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay, Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Documentary, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Screenplay, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Non-Fiction Film
MoviesSeduced and Abandoned, The Pick-up Artist, Two Girls and a Guy, When Will I Be Loved, Fingers, Harvard Man, Tyson, Bugsy, The Gambler, Black and White, The Beat That My Heart Skipped, The Big Bang, Love and Money, Exposed, Giving It Up, Alice, Jim Brown: All-American


Interesting Facts

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1 Was an uncredited script doctor on Disclosure (1994).
2 Wrote uncredited revisions to the script for Beyond the Sea (2004) at a fee of $150,000 per week, when Barry Levinson was attached to direct it.
3 Was an uncredited script doctor on Crimson Tide (1995).
4 Wrote uncredited revisions to the script for Warren Beatty's political comedy Bulworth (1998).
5 Was an uncredited script doctor on Bad Boys (1995).
6 Retrospective at the Oldenburg Film Festival, Germany. [2008]
7 Was a regular dancer on Alan Freed's Rock 'n' Roll show at the age of 14.
8 Was roommates with Jim Brown for about a year and a half before casting him in Fingers (1978).
9 Toback wrote three movies with a subplot of point-shaving in collegiate basketball: The Gambler (1974), Black & White (1999) and Harvard Man (2001).
10 Born on exactly the same day as Joe Eszterhas.
11 He had such a reputation as a ladies man, that a 1989 Spy magazine article detailed some of his conquests.
12 Taught writing at the City College of New York (CCNY) in the early 1970s. The James Caan character in The Gambler (1974) was also a college teacher, a professor of English literature at New York University, though scenes from the movie were filmed at CCNY (now known as City University of New York).
13 Toback's first successful screenplay, The Gambler (1974) is substantially autobiographical. For a long time, he was a compulsive gambler, albeit from a well-heeled New York garment-district family
14 Graduated from Harvard University in 1966. In interviews, he always refers to the school as "Harvard College", as Harvard alumni who were undergraduates often do to distinguish themselves from alumni who received only their graduate degrees from Harvard.
15 Is still a compulsive gambler. In an interview from Interview magazine, Toback claims he took the most hits of LSD ever recorded.


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Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2008 Regard Knockout Award Cannes Film Festival Tyson (2008)
2008 German Independence Honorary Award Oldenburg Film Festival Michael Wadleigh

Marius Müller-Westernhagen
1991 LAFCA Award Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards Best Screenplay Bugsy (1991)

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Documentary Tyson (2008)
2010 Cinema Eye Audience Choice Prize Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US Tyson (2008)
2009 Gotham Independent Film Award Gotham Awards Best Documentary Tyson (2008) Damon Bingham
2008 Un Certain Regard Award Cannes Film Festival Tyson (2008)
1992 Oscar Academy Awards, USA Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Bugsy (1991)
1992 Golden Globe Golden Globes, USA Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Bugsy (1991)
1992 CFCA Award Chicago Film Critics Association Awards Best Screenplay Bugsy (1991)
1992 WGA Award (Screen) Writers Guild of America, USA Best Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Bugsy (1991)
1990 Critics Award Deauville Film Festival The Big Bang (1989)

2nd Place Awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1992 NSFC Award National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA Best Screenplay Bugsy (1991)


Filmography

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Private Life of a Modern Woman 2018 filming
The Gambler 2014/III writer: based upon the film written by
Seduced and Abandoned 2013 Documentary
Tyson 2008 Documentary writer
The Beat That My Heart Skipped 2005 earlier screenplay: d'après le film "Fingers" écrit et réalisé par
When Will I Be Loved 2004 written by
Harvard Man 2001 written by
Black & White 1999/I written by
Two Girls and a Guy 1997 written by
Bugsy 1991 written by
Bugsy: The Dark Passion of an American Dreamer 1991 TV Movie documentary
The Big Bang 1989 Documentary writer
The Pick-up Artist 1987 written by
Exposed 1983 writer
Love & Money 1982
Fingers 1978 writer
The Gambler 1974 written by

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Private Life of a Modern Woman 2018 filming
Seduced and Abandoned 2013 Documentary
Tyson 2008 Documentary
When Will I Be Loved 2004
Harvard Man 2001
Black & White 1999/I
Two Girls and a Guy 1997
The Big Bang 1989 Documentary
The Pick-up Artist 1987
Exposed 1983
Love & Money 1982
Fingers 1978

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mississippi Grind 2015 Tony Roundtree
River of Fundament 2014 Wake Guest
When Will I Be Loved 2004 Professor Hassan Al-Ibrahim Ben Rabinowitz
Death of a Dynasty 2003 Lyor Cohen
Black & White 1999/I Arnie Tishman
Giving It Up 1999 Dr. Hubbins
Bugsy 1991 Gus Greenbaum
Alice 1990 Professor
Exposed 1983 Leo Boscovitch

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Gambler 2014/III executive producer
Bul*$h!t Walks 2014 Short executive producer
Tyson 2008 Documentary producer
Exposed 1983 producer
Love & Money 1982 producer

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tower Heist 2011 special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael 2017 Documentary post-production Himself
Charlie Rose 1998-2013 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
A Fuller Life 2013 Documentary Himself - Reader (segment "Chaos & Bewilderment")
At the Movies 2013 TV Series Himself
Boxing at the Movies: Kings of the Ring 2013 Documentary Himself - Director
Good Day L.A. 2009 TV Series Himself
The Oprah Winfrey Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Media City 2009 TV Series Himself
Never Down 2007 Himself
Pierre Rissient: Man of Cinema 2007 Documentary Himself
Automatic Thirteen 2007 Short Himself
The Greatest Fashion Icons in Film 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Biography 2007 TV Series documentary Himself - Director, 'The Pick-Up Artist'
The Road to Damascus: The Reinvention of Bugsy Siegel 2006 Video documentary Himself
The Outsider 2005 Documentary Himself
Jim Brown: All American 2002 TV Movie documentary Himself (Actor, Director)
Keeping It Real: James Toback in Black and White 2000 Video documentary Himself
Bugsy: The Dark Passion of an American Dreamer 1991 TV Movie documentary Host
The Big Bang 1989 Documentary Interviewer / Narrataor
Will the Real Norman Mailer Please Stand Up? 1968 Documentary Himself
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