William Goldman

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Birthday
12, 1931
Birthplace
Highland Park, IL
Death Date
Nov 16, 2018 (87)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1931
Birthplace
Highland Park, IL
Death Date
Nov 16, 2018 (87)

About

Legendary screenwriter and author who won two Academy Awards for his screenplays Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and All The President's Men.

Before Fame

He graduated from Columbia University in 1956, where he obtained his Master's.

Trivia

Other screenplays include Marathon Man and The Princess Bride, both of which were based on novels he wrote himself.

Family Life

He divorced wife Ilene Jones in 1991. The couple had two children.

Associated With

He wrote an adaptation of the book Misery, which was written by Stephen King.