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Jay Cocks (born January 12, 1944) is a film critic and motion picture screenwriter.

He is a graduate of Kenyon College. He was a critic for Time, Newsweek, and Rolling Stone, among other magazines, before moving into film writing.

As a screenwriter, he worked on Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence and Gangs of New York -- a screenplay he started working on in 1976 -- as well as Kathryn Bigelow's Strange Days. Cocks also performed an uncredited rewrite of James Cameron's screenplay for Titanic.

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​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Jay Cocks (born January 12, 1944) is a film critic and motion picture screenwriter.

He is a graduate of Kenyon College. He was a critic for Time, Newsweek, and Rolling Stone, among other magazines, before moving into film writing.

As a screenwriter, he worked on Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence and Gangs of New York -- a screenplay he started working on in 1976 -- as well as Kathryn Bigelow's Strange Days. Cocks also performed an uncredited rewrite of James Cameron's screenplay for Titanic.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Jay Cocks, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 9

Birthday 1944-01-12

Place of Birth -

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Writing TV ShowsMovies

2016 SilenceScreenplay
2004 De-LovelyAuthor
2002 Gangs of New YorkScreenplay
1995 Strange DaysScreenplay
1993 The Age of InnocenceScreenplay
1990 Made in MilanWriter

Acting

1992 Innocence and Experience: The Making of The Age of Innocence as Interviewee
1990 Martin Scorsese Directs as Himself
1970 Street Scenes as Self

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