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William Goldman

William GoldmanBorn: 12-Aug-1931
Birthplace: Highland Park, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Marathon Man

Military service: US Army (1952-54)

Father: M. Clarence Goldman
Mother: Marion Weil
Brother: James Goldman (playwright, b. 30-Jun-1927, d. 28-Oct-1998 heart attack)
Wife: Ilene Jones (m. 1961, div. 1991, two daughters)

    University: BA, Oberlin College (1952)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1956)

    Bill Bradley for President
    Dean for America
    Kerry Victory 2004
    Obama for America
    Oscar for Best Screenplay 1970 for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
    Oscar for Best Screenplay (another medium) 1977 for All the President's Men

    Show Business: The Road to Broadway (19-Apr-2007) · Himself

Author of books:
The Temple of Gold (1957, novel)
Your Turn to Curtsy, My Turn to Bow (1958, novel)
Soldier in the Rain (1960, novel)
Boys and Girls Together (1964, novel)
No Way to Treat a Lady (1964, novel)
The Thing of It Is... (1967, novel)
The Season: A Candid Look at Broadway (1969, nonfiction)
Father's Day (1971, novel)
The Princess Bride (1973, novel)
Marathon Man (1974, novel)
Wigger (1974, juvenile)
Magic: A Novel (1976, novel)
The Story of 'A Bridge Too Far' (1977, nonfiction)
Tinsel: A Novel (1979, novel)
Control (1982, novel)
Adventures in the Screen Trade: A Personal View of Hollywood and Screenwriting (1983, memoir)
The Silent Gondoliers (1983, novel)
The Color of Light (1984, novel)
Heat (1985, novel)
Brothers (1986, novel)
Hype and Glory (1990)
Which Lie Did I Tell (More Adventures in the Screen Trade) (2000, memoir)
The Big Picture: Who Killed Hollywood? and Other Essays (2001, memoir)

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