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Walter F. Parkes


Walter F. Parkes was born on April 15, 1951 in Bakersfield, California, USA as Walter Steven Fishman. He is a producer and writer, known for WarGames (1983), Sneakers (1992) and Men in Black (1997). He is married to Laurie MacDonald. See full bio »

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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 6 wins & 9 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

WarGames
WarGames Writer
(1983)
Sneakers
Sneakers Producer
(1992)
Men in Black
Men in Black Producer
(1997)
The Lookout
The Lookout Producer
(2007)

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 2018 Barbie (producer) (pre-production)
  Sneakers (TV Series) (producer) (announced)
 2017 Tulip Fever (executive producer - as Walter Parkes)
 2017 Rings (producer - produced by)
 2016 Keeping Up with the Joneses (producer)
 2015 Warrior (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2015 He Named Me Malala (Documentary) (producer - as Walter Parkes)
 2015 The Slap (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Ritchie (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Rosie (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Aisha (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Connie (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Manolis (2015) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Crossbones (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Crossbones (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Blackbeard (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Beggarman (2014) ... (executive producer)
- A Hole in the Head (2014) ... (executive producer)
- The Return (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2012/I Flight (producer)
 2012 Men in Black 3 (producer)
 2010 Dinner for Schmucks (producer)
 2009 The Uninvited (producer)
 2008 The Burning Plain (producer)
 2007 Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (producer - as Walter Parkes)
 2007 The Kite Runner (producer - as Walter Parkes)
 2007 The Lookout (producer - as Walter Parkes)
 2005 The Legend of Zorro (producer)
 2005 Just Like Heaven (producer)
 2005 The Island (producer)
 2005 The Ring Two (producer)
 2004 A Series of Unfortunate Events (producer)
 2004 The Terminal (producer)
 2002 Catch Me If You Can (producer)
 2002 The Ring (producer)
 2002 The Tuxedo (executive producer)
 2002 Road to Perdition (executive producer)
 2002 Men in Black II (producer)
 2002 Minority Report (producer)
 2002 The Time Machine (producer)
 1997-2001 Men in Black: The Series (TV Series) (executive producer - 53 episodes)
- The Endgame Syndrome: Part 2 (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Endgame Syndrome: Part 1 (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Zero to Superhero Syndrome (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Breaking News Syndrome (2001) ... (executive producer)
- The Virtual Crossfire Syndrome (2001) ... (executive producer)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (executive producer)
 2000 Gladiator (executive producer)
 1998 The Mask of Zorro (executive producer)
 1998 Small Soldiers (executive producer - as Walter Parkes)
 1998 Deep Impact (executive producer - as Walter Parkes)
 1997 Amistad (executive producer - as Walter Parkes)
 1997 The Peacemaker (producer - as Walter Parkes)
 1997 Men in Black (producer)
 1996 The Trigger Effect (executive producer - as Walter Parkes)
 1996 Twister (executive producer - as Walter Parkes)
 1995 How to Make an American Quilt (executive producer - as Walter Parkes)
 1994 Little Giants (executive producer)
 1994 Birdland (TV Series) (executive producer)
 1992 Sneakers (producer)
 1991 Eddie Dodd (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Unaired Pilot ... (executive producer)
 1990 Awakenings (producer)
 1989 True Believer (producer)
 1987 Project X (producer)
 1985 Volunteers (producer)
 1975 The California Reich (Documentary) (producer)
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Show Show Director (1 credit)
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Ranked #22 in Premiere's 2003 annual Power 100 List with wife and producing partner Laurie MacDonald. They had ranked #33 in 2002. See more »

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