Beside his audience-pleasing one-person plays,
Michael B. Druxman is also the author of seven popular books
about Hollywood and its personalities, including Basil
Rathbone: His Life and His Films, Make It Again, Sam:
A Survey of Movie Remakes, Charlton Heston,
Merv (the biography of Merv Griffin) and The
Musical: From Broadway to Hollywood.
His newest book: How to
Tell a Story...Any Story: The Art of Storytelling is
now available in bookstores everywhere, or directly from The
Mr. Druxman wrote the original screenplays for
Keaton's Cop starring Lee Majors, Abe Vigoda and Don
Rickles, released in 1990 by Cannon; Cheyenne Warrior
(1994) with Kelly Preston and Pato Hoffmann, produced by
Roger Corman's Corcorde/New Horizon Pictures; and
Dillinger and Capone (1995), a gangster thriller
starring Martin Sheen, F. Murray Abraham and Catherine
Hicks, also from Corman's company.
He also directed his original screenplay, The
Doorway, a supernatural thriller/black comedy starring
Roy Scheider. The film isnow available on DVD from New
His first novel,
Drowns in Mineral Lake, a mystery-thriller based on
a true story, has been published by The Center Press, as has
his second and most recent novel,
Television writing credits include multiple
episodes for Okavango, Gibraltar Entertainment's
syndicated African adventure series starring Steve Kanaly.
He has been seen on the "Merv Griffin Show",
"TV's Bloopers and Practical Jokes", "Entertainment Tonight"
and the "E! Entertainment Channel."
Mr. Druxman is a member of The Dramatists Guild,
Inc. He resides in Los Angeles, California.
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