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Michael Blake

5 July 1945 to 2 May 2015

An American writer whose first produced work was Stacy’s Knight (1983) starring a young Kevin Costner, it was Costner who advised Blake to turn one of his ideas into a novel. Costner directed the novel’s adaptation, Dances With Wolves (1990), for which Blake received a BAFTA nomination and an Oscar win for his adapted screenplay.

Read Michael Blake's Independent obituary here