Kevin Jarre (August 6, 1954 – April 3, 2011) was an American screenwriter, actor, and film producer.
August 6, 1954|
Detroit, Michigan, US
|Died||April 3, 2011
Santa Monica, California, US
|Resting place||Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, producer, actor|
His better-known screenplays include Rambo: First Blood Part II, Glory (1989), and Tombstone. Jarre was actually hired to direct Tombstone as well, but he was fired a month into shooting and replaced by George P. Cosmatos.
Jarre also wrote the screenplays for The Mummy (1999) and The Devil's Own, and produced The Jackal (1997). He was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay and a WGA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Glory.
- Nelson, Valerie J. (April 22, 2011). "Kevin Jarre dies at 56; screenwriter of 'Glory' and 'Tombstone'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 29, 2011.