Born in Chicago, Linson grew up in Hollywood. He attended the University of California at Berkeley in 1960 and finished his degree at the University of California at Los Angeles. He graduated from UCLA Law School in 1967.
In 1995, Linson published his first book, A Pound of Flesh: Perilous Tales of How to Produce Movies in Hollywood. His second book, published in 2002, What Just Happened? Bitter Hollywood Tales From the Front Line is currently being developed into a film by Robert De Niro's Tribeca films.
Linson is currently working on several projects including Lords of Dogtown with director Catherine Hardwicke (Thirteen) and The Black Dahlia starring Josh Hartnett, Mark Wahlberg, and Scarlett Johansson.
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