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William Goldman

William Goldman (born August 12, 1931) is an American novelist, playwright, and Academy Award-winning screenwriter.

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The Silent Gondoliers
... The Silent Gondoliers (ISBN 0-345-44263-6) is a 1983 novel written by William Goldman, under the pseudonym of "S ... It has the trademark humour of Goldman, and the unexpected fairy tale twist akin to an anti-fairy tale as the characters never end up as what we imagined or expect in fairy tales ... William Goldman also uses this pseudonym in his better-known novel, The Princess Bride which leads us to believe it is William Goldman's favorite ...
Waldo Salt - Awards and Nominations
... (1966) Stirling Silliphant (1967) James Goldman (1968) Waldo Salt (1969) Ring Lardner, Jr. 1970) Ernest Tidyman (1971) Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo (1972) William Peter Blatty (1973) Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo (1974) Bo ... and Nancy Dowd (1978) Steve Tesich (1979) Bo Goldman (1980) Complete list (1928–1939) (1940–1960) (1961–1980) (1981–2000) (2001–2020) BAFTA Award for Best Screenplay Calder Willingham ...
Aaron Sorkin - Writing Process and Style
... where he collaborated with director Rob Reiner and screenwriter William Goldman, and eventually worked in television where he collaborated very closely with director Thomas ... them to." —Aaron Sorkin, on his writing as characterized by mentor William Goldman ... His mentor William Goldman has commented that normally in visual media speeches are avoided, but that Sorkin has a talent for dialogue and gets away ...

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