Tab Murphy

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Tab Murphy was raised in Olympia, Washington. He attended Washington State University, where he studied forestry and wildlife biology before having an existential crisis and transferring to the USC Film School, where he studied directing and screenwriting. His major breakthrough as a screenwriter came with a writing credit on Gorillas in the Mist ... See full bio »

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Tarzan Writer
Brother Bear Writer


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  The Hunchback of Notre Dame (based on the 1996 animated film "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" animation screenplay by) (announced)
  The Passenger (Short)
 2019 The Haunted Swordsman (Short) (Writer)
  Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! (TV Series short) (1 episode, 2017) (story - 1 episode, 2016) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2016)
- Saga of the Swamp Beast (2016) ... (story) / (teleplay)
  Teen Titans Go! (TV Series) (1 episode, 2013) (story - 1 episode, 2013) (teleplay - 1 episode, 2013)
- Parasite (2013) ... (story) / (teleplay)
- Driver's Ed (2013)
 2011-2012 Thundercats (TV Series) (written by - 7 episodes)
- Recipe for Disaster (2012) ... (written by)
- Native Son (2012) ... (written by)
- Berbils (2011) ... (written by)
- The Duelist and the Drifter (2011) ... (written by)
- Journey to the Tower of Omens (2011) ... (written by)
 2011 Batman: Year One (Video) (written by)
 2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (Video) (written by)
 2009 Dark Country (written by)
 2003 Brother Bear (screenplay by)
 2002 Tarzan & Jane (Video) (creator - uncredited)
 2001-2002 The Legend of Tarzan (TV Series) (developer: characters - 39 episodes)
- Tarzan and the Flying Ace (2002) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Tarzan and the Volcanic Diamond Mine (2002) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Tarzan and the British Invasion (2002) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Tarzan and Tublat's Revenge (2001) ... (creator - uncredited)
- Tarzan and the Mysterious Visitor (2001) ... (creator - uncredited)
 2001 Atlantis: The Lost Empire (screenplay by) / (story by)
 1999 Tarzan (screenplay)
 1996 The Hunchback of Notre Dame (animation screenplay by) / (animation story by)
 1995 Last of the Dogmen (written by)
 1988 Gorillas in the Mist (story)
 1987 My Best Friend Is a Vampire (written by)
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