Paul Brickman biography

Paul Brickman

Screenwriter, Film writer

1949 –

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Who is Paul Brickman?

Paul Brickman is an American screenwriter and film director, born in Chicago. He is best known for the film Risky Business where he served as director and screenwriter. His father, Morrie Brickman, created the comic strips "Small Society," "Pic-trix," "Crosscut," and "Blue Chips," as well commercial work, including the brand character for Duncan Yoyos. Paul was raised in Highland Park, Illinois. Even as a young child, he could observe his father's massive drawing studio in their home. Paul went to West Ridge Elementary School, Red Oak Middle School and Highland Park High School, all in Highland Park. He graduated from high school and then went to and graduated from Claremont McKenna College.

Even as a child, Paul showed great talent in all of the arts, including music, drawing, acting, directing, and writing screenplays and comedies. At school, he was always known as the comic of his class, already presenting comedic skits for his classes at the age of 10. He could also play piano, including a "mean" boogie-woogie, and his dad would join in playing bass with a self-made bucket, stick and string.

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Born
Apr 23, 1949
Chicago
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Claremont McKenna College

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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