Michael Herr

Writer, Producer, Script and Continuity Department

Writer, Producer, Script and Continuity Department


Michael Herr was born on April 13, 1940 in Lexington, Kentucky, USA as Michael David Herr. He was a writer and producer, known for Full Metal Jacket (1987), Apocalypse Now (1979) and The Rainmaker (1997). He was married to Valerie Elliott. He died on June 23, 2016 in New York, USA.
Birth date
1940-04-13
Death date
2016-06-23
Awards
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 nomination.

Known For


Full Metal Jacket
Full Metal Jacket
Writer (1987)
Apocalypse Now
Apocalypse Now
Writer (1979)
The Rainmaker
The Rainmaker
Writer (1997)
Apocalypse Oz
Apocalypse Oz
Writer (2006)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterApocalypse Oz
(Short) (screenplay "Apocalypse Now")
2006
WriterThe Rainmaker
(narration)
1997
WriterFull Metal Jacket
(screenplay by)
1987
WriterApocalypse Now
(narration)
1979
RoleTitleYear
ProducerFull Metal Jacket
(associate producer)
1987
RoleTitleYear
Script and Continuity DepartmentThe Island of Dr. Moreau
(script revisions - uncredited)
1996
RoleTitleYear
ThanksHearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse
(Documentary) (special thanks)
1991
RoleTitleYear
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - You Must Remember This: The Warner Bros. Story (2008) ... Self
2008
SelfA Million Feet of Film: The Editing of Apocalypse Now
(Video documentary short) Self
2006
SelfFirst Kill
(Documentary) Self
2001
SelfStanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures
(Documentary) Self
2001
SelfStanley Kubrick: The Invisible Man
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1996