Tommy Swerdlow

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Tommy Swerdlow (born 1962) is an American actor and screenwriter. He has appeared in such films as Howard the Duck (1986) and Spaceballs (1987) and co-wrote the screenplays of Cool Runnings (1993), Little Giants (1994) and Snow Dogs (2002). [1] Swerdlow made his directorial debut with the 2017 feature A Thousand Junkies . [2] He has also written a biopic about the life of Matisyahu titled King Without a Crown. [3] [4]






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  1. McFarland, Kevin (1 August 2013). "Read This: The guy who wrote Cool Runnings and Little Giants did a Reddit AMA about his heroin addiction". The A.V. Club . Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  2. Scheck, Frank (27 April 2017). "'A Thousand Junkies': Film Review; Tribeca 2017". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  3. Anna Marie de la Fuente (16 May 2017). "'Y Tu Mama Tambien' Producer Jorge Vergara Boards 'Bonded' From Aliwen Entertainment (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety . Retrieved 6 August 2017.
  4. Kay, Jeremy (9 May 2017). "Matisyahu feature in the works at Aliwen Entertainment". Screen Daily . Retrieved 6 August 2017.