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scriptwriter

Dina Marie Wilks-Halliwell, American scriptwriter. Nominee International Woman of Year, Cambridge, England, International Writer of Year; recipient Outsatnding Science Student award, Texas Chemical Council, 1977.

Background

Wilks-Halliwell, Dina Marie was born on June 18, 1959 in Houston, Texas, United States. Daughter of Ted and Sophie Wilks.

Education

Doctor of Education, University of California at Los Angeles. Degree, University Houston. Degree, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical, 2004.

Career

Casting assistant (film Rushmore) Disney/Touchstone, Houston. Make-up artist Babes. Senior secretary Texas Agricultural and Mechanical.

Producer, director Texas Tales Station WPTV. Freelance screenwriter Houston. Creator, editor Women in Film, Houston, 1993—1998, Reel World, Houston, 1993—1998.

Judge literature reading and debate Clear Lake High School, Houston, 1994—1995. Research assistant M.D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, 1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (novel): Gonna Lay Down My Burdens, 1997. Author: (short story collection) Texas Tales, 1995 (Gulf Coast award, 1995). Author: (poetry collection) Children of the Gutter, 1995.

Membership

Volunteer, administrative assistant Stages Theater, Houston, 1994—1998. Member women's chorus Doctor's Orchestra University Texas, 2001. Member choir St. Mary's, College Station, 2000—2001.

Member of National Association of Female Executives, Dramatist Guild, National Museum Women.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Swimming, baseball, reading, film review, cooking.

Connections

Married Mark Steven Halliwell, August 5, 1978 (divorced 1993). Children: Stephanie Ann, Jonathan Wilks.

father:
Ted Wilks

mother:
Sophie Wilks

spouse:
Mark Steven Halliwell

children:
Stephanie Ann Wilks-Halliwell

Jonathan Wilks Wilks-Halliwell