Skip Hollandsworth

Journalist, Author

1957 –

53

Who is Skip Hollandsworth?

Walter Ned "Skip" Hollandsworth is a journalist, screenwriter, and executive editor for Texas Monthly magazine. In 2010 he won the National Magazine Award for Feature Writing from the American Society of Magazine Editors, for “Still Life,” the story of John McClamrock.

Hollandsworth co-wrote the Richard Linklater movie Bernie, a low-budget, black comedy film based on his own 1998 article in Texas Monthly, titled "Midnight in the Garden of East Texas." Starring Jack Black, Matthew McConaughey and Shirley MacLaine, the film depicts the 1996 murder of an 82-year old woman, Marjorie Nugent, in Carthage, Texas, by her 39-year-old companion, Bernhardt "Bernie" Tiede.

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Born
Nov 9, 1957
Kannapolis
Also known as
  • Walter Ned Hollandsworth
  • Walter Ned "Skip" Hollandsworth
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Education
  • Texas Christian University

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on July 23, 2013

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