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Dana grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and is a summa cum laude graduate of UCLA.
She has worked on films including the adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel, Safe Haven, directed by Lasse Hallstrom; City of Angels, starring Nicolas Cage and Meg Ryan; For Love of the Game, directed by Sam Raimi; Blink, directed by Michael Apted; and Life or Something Like It, starring Angelina Jolie. She was the creator and executive producer of What About Brian, an ABC television series produced by J. J. Abrams that aired for two seasons.
Stevens did an uncredited rewrite on The World Is Not Enough, directed by her then-husband Michael Apted, primarily to strengthen the female characters' roles. She was the last female screenwriter involved with writing a Bond film until Phoebe Waller-Bridge provided a script polish to No Time to Die in 2019.
Currently, is writing and producing the TV series Reckless, a legal drama she created for CBS. She is a regular advisor at the Sundance Institute writer and filmmaker labs, and serves on the final selection committee for the Academy's Nicholl's Fellowship Screenwriting Award.
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