Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 12 wins & 23 nominations.
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(TV Series) (56 episodes, 2006 - 2009) (written by - 10 episodes, 2006 - 2009) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
(play) / (screenplay)
(play - uncredited) / (written by)
(TV Movie) (written by)
(screenplay - as Richard Weisz)
(TV Short) (written by)
His play, "American Buffalo," was performed at the American Theater Company in Chicago, IL, with Scott Cooper (scenic designer).
5' 6" (1.68 m)
Did You Know?
[when asked to comment on adapting his own work for the screen] It's like raping your children to teach them about sex.
As a teenager Mamet was a regular on "Kumzitz," a local Chicago WLS-TV show for Jewish youth. His recurring character was a soda jerk.
Great attention to realistic dialogue, often the actors in his films stutter or even leave a large portion of their lines unsaid.