Ron J. Friedman
Ron Jared Friedman
November 30, 1972
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Florida State University|
Ron Jared Friedman (born November 30, 1972) is an American screenwriter best known for his work with writing partner Steve Bencich.
Friedman and Bencich have collaborated on screenplays for several animated films, including Brother Bear , Chicken Little and Open Season . DreamWorks has purchased their comedy screenplay Gullible's Travels, about a gullible man who travels in time in a portable toilet.
Screenplays, all cowritten with Steve Bencich:
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Chicken Little is a 2005 American 3D computer-animated science fiction comedy film, produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and loosely based on the original fable of the same name. The 46th Disney animated feature film, it was directed by Mark Dindal from a screenplay by Steve Bencich, Ron J. Friedman, and Ron Anderson, based on a story by Mark Kennedy and Dindal. The film is dedicated to Disney artist and writer Joe Grant, who died before the film's release.
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Gullible's Travels may refer to:
Open Season is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy film, directed by Roger Allers and Jill Culton from a screenplay by Steve Bencich, Ron J. Friedman, and Nat Mauldin. The film stars the voices of Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher, Gary Sinise, Debra Messing, Billy Connolly, Jon Favreau, Georgia Engel, Jane Krakowski, Gordon Tootoosis, and Patrick Warburton. Its plot follows Boog, a domesticated grizzly bear who teams up with a one-antlered deer named Elliot and other woodland animals to defeat human hunters.
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Steven Lawrence Bencich is an American screenwriter and film director best known for his work with writing partner Ron J. Friedman.
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