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Joan Micklin Silver

Joan Micklin Silver is the co-creator of A . . . My Name is Alice.

She has enjoyed an illustrious career in film, television, and theatre. A vice president at Silverfilm Productions, Inc., her film credits include Hester Street (1975); Between the Lines (1976); Chilly Scenes of Winter (1981); Crossing Delancey (1988); Loverboy (1989); and Big Girls Don't Cry, They Get Even (1992). 

A director of many musicals and plays, her theatre credits include Album (1980); Maybe I'm Doing it Wrong (1981); and the first run of A...My Name is Alice, co-conceived with Julianne Boyd (1984); debuting in 1992 was an updated production, A...My Name is Still Alice

Her television credits include Bernice Bobs Her Hair (PBS, 1975), based on a story by F. Scott Fitzgerald; Finnegan Begin Again (HBO, 1984) starring Robert Preston and Mary Tyler Moore; Parole Board - Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (HBO, 1990); and A Private Matter (HBO, 1992) starring Sissy Spacek and Aidan Quinn.