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Barry Morrow

Screenwriter

Barry Morrow (born June 12, 1948) is an Academy Award-winning American screenwriter and producer. He wrote the story and co-wrote the screenplay for Rain Man. Morrow was born in Austin, Minnesota. He studied at St. Olaf College, leaving in 1970 one credit short of graduation. After submitting his screenplay of Rain Man for independent study credit, he received his degree in 1989. He is an avid golfer, and is known to play the majority of his golf rounds using an eight club bag of hickory stick (wooden shaft) golf clubs made pre-1940. He gave his "Oscar" to Kim Peek. Kim Peek was the inspiration for the character of Raymond Babbitt, in the movie Rain Man.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1948-06-12
Profession
Writer, Screenwriter

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