Ted Elliott (screenwriter)

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Ted Elliott
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Born (1961-07-04) July 4, 1961 (age 56)
Santa Ana, California, United States
Occupation Film writer / Film producer

Ted Elliott (born July 4, 1961) is an American screenwriter. Along with his writing partner Terry Rossio, Elliott has written some of the most successful American films of the past 30 years, including Aladdin, Shrek and the Pirates of the Caribbean series. In 2004, he was elected to the Board of Directors of the Writers Guild of America; his term on the board ended in 2006. Along with fellow former board member Craig Mazin, Elliott runs artfulwriter.com,[1] a website aimed at professional screenwriters. He and Rossio are also co-founders of Wordplay.

In 2005, Elliott ran for president of the Writers Guild of America, west, but lost to animation writer and historical figurine maker Patric Verrone. Verrone received 1301 votes; Elliott received 591.

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  1. ^ The Artful Writer
  2. ^ Staff (September 2009). "Tails from Monkey Island". Retro Gamer. Imagine Publishing (70): 28–35. 

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