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William Goldman

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Born: 12 August 1931 Died: 16 November 2018

Country of origin: United States


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Description: The younger brother of writer James Goldman, William Goldman has successfully tackled every sort of professional writing, from children's books to novels to essays to plays to screenplays. He is even more prolific than some people might assume: several of Goldman's works were published under the nom de plume Harry Longbaugh. Goldman is at his best with iconoclastic historical pieces, notably his Oscar-winning screenplays for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and All the President's Men (1976). He has also expertly adapted many of his own novels to the screen: Marathon Man (1976) (another Oscar winner), Magic (1978), Heat ... (more)
Tags: Writer (12), Screenwriter (9), American (5), Born 1931 (2), Novelist (1), Died 2018 (1)
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In Memoriam 2018 (106 person items)

"Sunset: November 16, 2018 (Age: 87) Cause of Death: Complications from Colon Cancer and Pneumonia Claim to Fame: American Novelist/Playwright/Screenwriter, best known for Movie "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid""


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Oscars 1977 Winners (My Version) (21 movies items)

"Best Adapted Screenplay! Winner: William Goldman, All the President's Men! Nominees: Robert Getchell - Bound for Glory Lawrence D. Cohen - Carrie William Goldman - Marathon Man Philip Kaufman and Sonia Chernus - The Outlaw Josey Wales"