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Joe Eszterhas
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    (November 23, 1944- )
    Birth name is Josef Eszterhas
    Screenwriter for 'Basic Instinct (1992),' 'Jade (1995),' 'Jagged Edge (1985)' and 'Showgirls (1995)'
    Writer of books 'American Rhapsody' and 'Hollywood Animal: A Memoir'
    His writing career tanked after his produced screenplays 'Showgirls (1995)' and 'Burn Hollywood Burn: An Allan Smithee Film (1997)' flopped at the box office.
    Has many enemies in the film industry due to his eccentric behavior and work ethic, including but not limited to Paul Verhoeven, Farrah Faucett, Sharon Stone.
    He is so lauded as a screenwriter.
    The Golden Raspberry Awards annually hands out an award in his name for the worst film of the year.
    He is regarded by many as a misogynist.
    He is quoted as saying Hollywood agent Michael Ovitz had 'foot soldiers' that would 'blow his brains out.'
    His last name is really hard to spell.
    He is divorced.
    He once smoked.
    He made a public service announcement against cigarettes, admitting to glamorizing smoking in movies.
    While initially a critically slammed box office flop, 'Showgirls (1995)' later became a cult phenomenon.
    'Flashdance (1983),' 'Basic Instinct (1992),' and 'Jagged Edge (1985)' were all box office hits.
    He spent his early years in World War II refugee camps.
    He developed throat cancer due to smoking cigarettes and is now missing part of his larynx.
    At the height of his career, he was a highly sought after screenwriter whose scripts earned him millions of dollars each.

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