STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 674 this week

William Goldman (I)


Screenwriter, novelist, playwright, non-fiction author. Born in Highland Park, Illinois, USA, began his career as a novelist in 1957. Started writing screenplays in 1965 with "Masquerade". A two-time Academy Award Winner, he is one of the most successful screenwriters and script doctors in Hollywood. See full bio »
More at IMDbPro » Add or change photos on IMDbPro Represent William Goldman? Add or change photos

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 46 people
created 29 Feb 2012
 
a list of 44 people
created 12 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 10 people
created 23 Jun 2013
 
a list of 25 people
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 25 people
created 7 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of William Goldman.

User Polls

Won 2 Oscars. Another 10 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

To always display TV and movie credits separately, edit your site preferences.

Hide Hide Show Show Writer: Movie (30 credits)
 2014/I Wild Card (novel "Heat") / (screenplay) (completed)
 2012 The Princess Bride (Short) (novel)
 2003 Dreamcatcher (screenplay)
 2001 Hearts in Atlantis (screenplay)
 1999 The General's Daughter (screenplay)
 1997 Absolute Power (screenplay)
 1997 Fierce Creatures (uncredited)
 1996 The Ghost and the Darkness (written by)
 1996 The Chamber (screenplay)
 1996 Da Vinci (Short) (story)
 1994 Maverick (written by)
 1992 Chaplin (screenplay)
 1992 Year of the Comet (written by)
 1992 Memoirs of an Invisible Man (screenplay)
 1990 Misery (screenplay)
 1987 The Princess Bride (book) / (screenplay)
 1986 Heat (novel) / (screenplay)
 1978 Magic (novel) / (screenplay)
 1977 A Bridge Too Far (screenplay)
 1976 Marathon Man (from: his novel) / (screenplay)
 1976 All the President's Men (screenplay)
 1975 The Great Waldo Pepper (screenplay)
 1975 The Stepford Wives (screenplay)
 1972 The Hot Rock (screenplay)
 1968 No Way to Treat a Lady (novel)
 1966 Harper (screenplay)
 1965 Masquerade (screenplay)
 1963 Soldier in the Rain (novel)
Show Show Writer: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Miscellaneous: Movie (2 credits)
Show Show Producer: Movie (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Movie (6 credits)
Show Show Thanks: TV (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks: Video (1 credit)
Show Show Self: TV (16 credits)
Show Show Self: Video (11 credits)
Show Show Self: Movie (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Princess Bride" (filmed as The Princess Bride (1987)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Simon Morgenstern

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Understand this: all the sleaze you've heard about Hollywood? All the illiterate scumbags who scuttle down the corridors of power? They are there, all right, and worse than you can imagine. See more »

Trivia:

Goldman believed that Rocky (1976) beat All the President's Men (1976) for the 1976 Best Picture Academy Award due its spectacular box office run and the fact that Hollywood loved the real-life, Lana Turner-esque story of Sylvester Stallone's emergence into super-stardom from obscurity. Goldman believes that if the Hollywood community knew about Stallone's hubris, it would not have voted his film... See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

Message Boards

Recent Posts
HELP ME!!! Buttercup's Baby??? me_monkey11
Goldman turned Greedyman mrw0963
Me, Myself + Irene tylerdurden112233
Florin elvyralani
Does anyone know? jpachon-1
The Color of Light Zorro-3
Discuss William Goldman on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page