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Jay Cocks

Jay Cocks was born on December 1, 1944 in New York City, New York, USA as John Curran Cocks Jr. He is a writer, known for Silence (2016), Strange Days (1995) and Gangs of New York (2002). He has been married to Verna Bloom since July 15, 1972. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 1 win & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Silence
Silence Writer
(2016)
Strange Days
Strange Days Writer
(1995)
Gangs of New York
(2002)
The Age of Innocence
(1993)

Filmography

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 2016/I Silence (screenplay by)
 2004 De-Lovely (written by)
 2002 Gangs of New York (screenplay) / (story)
 1996 The 68th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) (special material written by)
 1995 Strange Days (screenplay)
 1993 The Age of Innocence (screenplay)
 1990 Made in Milan (Short documentary)
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Personal Quote:

[on Pauline Kael, 1974]: You may not have noticed, but since Pauline Kael departed the "New Yorker" this spring on her annual hiatus, her name has been popping up in ads for movies she didn't review.

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Is a close friend of novelist/journalist P.F. Kluge (author of Eddie and the Cruisers (1983)). The two attended Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio (Paul Newman's alma mater). See more »

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