Screenwriter Schrader Dead At 62
Screenwriter LEONARD SCHRADER died of heart failure after a lengthy battle with cancer on Thursday (02NOV06). He was 62. Schrader co-wrote the screenplay for TAXI DRIVER with his brother PAUL and was Oscar nominated for penning THE KISS OF A SPIDERWOMAN screenplay in 1985. He finished his career teaching budding screenwriters at University of Southern California and Chapman University.