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
... 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 pseudonym ...
Waldo Salt - Awards and Nominations
... Bolt (1965) Robert Bolt (1966) Stirling Silliphant (1967) James Goldman (1968) Waldo Salt (1969) Ring Lardner, Jr ... Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo (1972) William Peter Blatty (1973) Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo (1974) Bo Goldman and Laurence Hauben (1975 ... 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 and Buck Henry (1 ...
Aaron Sorkin - Writing Process and Style
... process, then moved into film where he collaborated with director Rob Reiner and screenwriter William Goldman, and eventually worked in television ... for however long I ask 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 with breaking this rule ...

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