Birthplace: Whittier, California
Dana Stevens has made only a handful of film appearances, but
she has been the screenwriter of some very notable films. Her background
was originally in theatre. She was raised in Phoenix, Arizona, but
graduated from UCLA with a bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts.
Her first screenplay to be produced was for the film Blink,
directed by Michael Apted in 1994. In 1998 she penned the script for City
of Angels which starred Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan. Then in 1999 she
adapted the screenplay for the Kevin Costner film For Love of the Game
from the Michael Shaara novel. She also wrote the screenplay for Life
or Something Like It which was directed by Stephen Herek (who also directed Excellent
Film roles include appearances in the movies Leaving Normal
(written by Excellent Adventure and Bogus Journey co-writer Ed
Solomon), Nell and Extreme Measures. On television she
has appeared in Family Ties, China Beach, Good Grief, Doctor Doctor and thirtysomething.
Recent writing work includes a TV series called What About
Brian and she also acted as executive producer on the 2009 film Julia & Julia.
For a list of Dana's acting and writing credits,
please visit the Internet Movie Database