Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1952- ) US screenwriter and author of Mars Attacks! (1996), a Tie to the Tim Burton film Mars Attacks! (1996), which it novelizes. This film's screenplay was also by Gems, based on the "Mars Attacks" series of Topps trading cards (1962); he had earlier co-scripted Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984), based on Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) by George Orwell. [JC/DRL]
born London: 7 January 1952
- Mars Attacks! (New York: New American Library/Signet Books, 1996) [tie: novelizing the film Mars Attacks!: pb/film still]
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