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After apprenticing as an executive assistant at both Tri-Star Pictures and Paramount, Silver received her MFA at USC where her graduate thesis served as the basis for her screenwriting debut, the tidy psychological thriller about the "nanny-from-hell," "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" (1992). The screenplay, a classic "you never know whom you can trust" scenario of the "Rosemary's Baby" school, astutely plays upon the subliminal fears of contemporary working mothers about the quality of care given their children by nannies.Silver is the granddaughter of Columbia screenwriter Sidney Buchman (1902-75), renowned for his classic Frank Capra films and is married to Rick Jaffa, executive producer of "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle." She and her husband have subsequently worked on the thrillers "Eye for an Eye" (1996) and "The Relic" (1997).

After apprenticing as an executive assistant at both Tri-Star Pictures and Paramount, Silver received her MFA at USC where her graduate thesis served as the basis for her screenwriting debut, the tidy psychological thriller about the "nanny-from-hell," "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle" (1992). The screenplay, a classic "you never know whom you can trust" scenario of the "Rosemary's Baby" school, astutely plays upon the subliminal fears of contemporary working mothers about the quality of care given their children by nannies.

Silver is the granddaughter of Columbia screenwriter Sidney Buchman (1902-75), renowned for his classic Frank Capra films and is married to Rick Jaffa, executive producer of "The Hand That Rocks the Cradle." She and her husband have subsequently worked on the thrillers "Eye for an Eye" (1996) and "The Relic" (1997).

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DIRECTOR:

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  Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971) Assistant Director
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  Caprice (1967) Assistant Director
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  Our Man Flint (1966) Assistant Director
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  Morituri (1965) Assistant Director
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  Bye Bye Birdie (1963) Assistant Director
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  Taras Bulba (1962) Assistant Director
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  Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) Assistant Director
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  Lonely Are the Brave (1962) Assistant Director
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  Pepe (1961) Assistant Director
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  Who Was That Lady? (1960) Assistant Director

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 Naked States (1999)
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 Naked States (1999)
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