Nicholas Meyer
Date of Birth
Dec 24, 1945
Birth Place:
New York City, NY


Director/writer Nicholas Meyer began his movie career in Hollywood's equivalent to the mailroom: a studio publicity department. After helping to promote Paramount's late-1960s product, Meyer took a job as a Warner Bros. story editor. He parlayed a lifelong fascination with Sherlock Holmes into his 1974 novel The Seven Percent Solution, which he sold to the movies on the condition that he adapt the...