William Nicholson

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Birthday
12, 1948
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1948 (age 71)
Birthplace
England

About

Tony-nominated playwright who wrote Shadowlands and The Retreat from Moscow. He is also known for his popular Wind On Fire trilogy of books.

Before Fame

He decided to become a writer at age ten and was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge.

Trivia

One of his best years was 2000, when he was nominated for an Academy Award for his work on the screenplay for Best Picture winner Gladiator.

Family Life

He married his wife Virginia in 1988.

Associated With

His play Shadowlands was made into a film starring Anthony Hopkins in 1993.