Denny Martin Flinn was an American screenwriter. He was born in 1947 and grew up in California. After moving to New York he worked as an actor, dancer, and choreographer. In 1979 he wrote and directed the off-Broadway musical Groucho. Flinn wrote a number of novels and also did choreography for television. He also cowrote the script of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Flinn died in 2007.