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Dana Stevens (screenwriter)

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Name  Dana Stevens
Role  Screenwriter

Children  John Apted
Ex-spouse  Michael Apted
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Education  University of California, Los Angeles
Nominations  Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay
Movies and TV shows  Reckless, Safe Haven, City of Angels, Life or Something Like It, What About Brian
Similar People  Michael Apted, Leslie Bohem, Ian Sander, Brad Silberling, Kim Moses

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Dana Stevens (born in Whittier, California) is a screenwriter and television writer/producer.


Early life

Dana grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and is a summa cum laude graduate of UCLA.


She has worked in films including the romantic adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel, Safe Haven, directed by Lasse Hallstrom; City of Angels, starring Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan; For Love of the Game, directed by Sam Raimi; Blink, directed by Michael Apted, and Life or Something Like It, starring Angelina Jolie. She was the creator and executive producer of What About Brian, an ABC television series produced by J.J. Abrams that aired for two seasons.

Currently, Dana is writing and producing the TV series Reckless, an upcoming legal soap she created for CBS. She is a regular advisor at the Sundance Institute writer and film-maker labs, and serves on the final selection committee for the Academy's Nicholl's Fellowship Screenwriting Award.

Personal life

She is divorced and lives in Los Angeles with her 13-year-old son, John.


  • Reckless (2014) – creator/writer
  • Safe Haven (2013) – writer
  • What About Brian (2006-2007) – creator/writer
  • Life or Something Like It (2002) – writer
  • For Love of the Game (1999) – writer
  • City of Angels (1998) – writer
  • Blink (1994) – writer
  • References

    Dana Stevens (screenwriter) Wikipedia