Wes Tooke

Wes Tooke is the writer of Midway, out November 8. He previously served as a writer/executive producer on USA Network’s drama Colony and co-executive producer of Amazon’s comedy Jean-Claude Van Johnson, and he currently has multiple film and television projects in development. In addition to his work in Hollywood, Tooke is also the author of Ballpark Blues (Doubleday, 2003) and two young adult novels, Lucky (Simon & Schuster, 2010) and King of the Mound (Simon & Schuster, 2012). Ballpark Blues earned a Kirkus starred review and both of the young adult novels were Junior Library Guild selections.


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Discovering My Grandfather’s Secret World War II Legacy

By Wes Tooke | November 7, 2019

Discovering My Grandfather’s Secret World War II Legacy

Wes Tooke, the screenwriter of the new movie Midway, on finding out a crucial and revelatory part of his family's history.