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Tom Cudworth (born February 15, 1964) is an American screenwriter. [1]

Cudworth grew up in an Italian neighborhood in Bloomfield, New Jersey. After studying filmmaking at Montclair State College, Cudworth co-wrote his first film with Eric Bross, entitled Ten Benny , in 1994. The film featured one of Adrien Brody's first leading roles, and premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 1996.

Cudworth's follow-up film Restaurant garnished critical praise, and was released at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival on April 17, 1998. Restaurant starred Adrien Brody, Elise Neal, David Moscow, Simon Baker, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and Lauryn Hill (who performed in Restaurant while pregnant). In 2000, Adrien Brody received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for his role as Chris Calloway in Restaurant.

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  1. The New York Times Film Reviews 1999-2000. Taylor & Francis. 2001-12-21. p. 232. ISBN   978-0-415-93696-5 . Retrieved 9 April 2011.