Live Courageously Episode 53 Guest Dan Gordon

Live Courageously with John Duffy Guest Dan Gordon

Dan Gordon (Hebrew דן גורדון; - born May 5, 1947) is an Israeli-American screenwriter, conceived in Alberta, Canada and is also a television writer, television producer, television director, film producer, novelist, playwright, film director, and reserve duty captain in the Israel Defense Forces. As a screenwriter, he has written films including Wyatt Earp, Passenger 57, Murder in the First, and The Hurricane, and developed the story for Rambo: Last Blood. He has been the producer, screenwriter and story editor for over 200 hours of television, including Highway to Heaven, Highlander, and Soldier of Fortune, Inc. He has also written stage adaptations of Terms of Endearment and Rain Man, and novels based on his screenplays as well as his own experiences fighting in the Gaza War. In 1971, Gordon began directing the film Potluck, based on a screenplay he had written. The film was never finished. F Gordon left to Israel, where Dan Gordon joined the Israeli Army in the early 1970s. He served for almost a decade, including during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. After more than a decade, Gordon returned to Hollywood to continue his screenwriting career in the early 1980s. He served as an escort officer in the Military Spokesperson's Unit during the 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict. He was a reserve duty captain in the Israel Defense Forces Reserves when he was in his 70's when normally the IDF makes you retire at 49. The intelligence and expertise Dan gave to the IDF was valuable.

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