In 1989 Kloves made his directorial debut with the comedy-drama The Fabulous Baker Boys, which starred Jeff Bridges, Beau Bridges and Michelle Pfeiffer. The film, which Kloves also wrote, received four Academy Award nominations and Michelle Pfeiffer won a Golden Globe and a BAFTA Award for her performance.
Most recently, Kloves penned the screenplay for Wonderboys starring Michael Douglas, Tobey Maguire and Frances McDormand. The film, which was directed and produced by Curtis Hanson, proved a hit with the audiences and critics alike and won him him first Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Kloves recently completed the screenplay for the second of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and is set to begin adapting the third Harry Potter novel.
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