15 Movie and TV Writers Who Put Themselves in Front of the Cameras
Writers are horrid, terrifying louts who cower behind computers in dark rooms to avoid being seen. For the most part! Sometimes writers are multi-faceted – here meaning “able to write” and “pretty.” Or at least pretty enough to pass on in the background of a film. Some writers are not only comely enough to be seen with human eyes -- sometimes, writers are gorgeous enough people would even pay to see them. Despite making a movie requiring dozens of working parts, sometimes writers are stuck in there pulling double duty. Everyone knows about the writer-director, but what about the writer-actor? It's much the same as the writer-director, in that it’s weird that a writer is doing anything aside from reading grammar books or diagramming sentences, but with one crucial difference -- they still have to do whatever the hell the director wants, even ignoring their own script in the process. Here are some writers who starred in their own production, self-inserting to the max.