• Person:John Blumenthal
  • Credits: Writing
John Blumenthal (born 1949, Middletown, New York)[disambiguation needed] is an American humorist best known for penning the screenplays for the action comedy films Short Time (1990) and Blue Streak (1999), the latter of which grossed $120 million at the worldwide box office. After an editorial stint at Esquire and a six-year term as an editor and writer for Playboy in the 1970s, he penned a number of satirical and comedic novels, notably What's Wrong with Dorfman and Millard Fillmore, Mon Amour. Common themes in his work include hypochondria, neuroticism, and a wry dissection of romance and relationships.
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