American screenwriter who was simply nominated for an Academy Honor for her focus on director Bob Rafelson’s traditional 1970 counterculture film, Five Easy Items. She was a ballet dancer and model before she began screenwriting. She’s written under numerous pseudonyms, including Adrien Joyce along with a.L. Appling. She actually is the sister of Charles Eastman, who’s not to become puzzled with the Local American physician using the same name. She was a screenwriter for movie director Mike Nichols’ 1975 film, The Lot of money.