Michael Blake

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Birthday
5, 1945
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
May 2, 2015 (69)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1945
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
May 2, 2015 (69)

About

Academy Award-winning American screenwriter and novelist. He adapted his 1988 novel Dances with Wolves into an acclaimed 1990 film.

Before Fame

He studied at the University of New Mexico and Eastern New Mexico University and also attended film school in northern California.

Trivia

He wrote his first screenplay, Stacey’s Knights, in 1983.

Family Life

He was born on a military base in North Carolina, and he and his three brothers grew up in several different states, including Texas and California.

Associated With

Actor Kevin Costner starred in the film version of Dances with Wolves.