James Goldman

Playwright, Film writer

1927 – 1998

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Who was James Goldman?

James Goldman was an American screenwriter and playwright, and the brother of screenwriter and novelist William Goldman.

He was born in Chicago, Illinois, and grew up primarily in Highland Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. He is most noted as the author of The Lion in Winter and author of the book for the Broadway musical Follies.

Goldman died from a heart attack in New York City, where he had lived for many years.

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Born
Jun 30, 1927
Chicago
Also known as
  • Winston Beard
  • James Adolf Goldman
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Chicago
  • Columbia University
Lived in
  • Highland Park
Died
Oct 28, 1998
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013