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Robert Bolt (1924–1995)

Son of a small shopkeeper, he attended Manchester Grammar School. He later said that he made poor uses of his opportunities there. He went to work in an insurance office, but later entered Manchester University, taking a degree in History. A post-graduate year at Exeter University led to a schoolmaster's position, first at a village school in ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 9 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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 1991 Without Warning: The James Brady Story (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1988 A Man for All Seasons (TV Movie) (play) / (screenplay)
 1986 The Mission (original story & screenplay)
 1984 The Bounty (screenplay)
 1972 Lady Caroline Lamb (written by)
 1970 Ryan's Daughter (original screenplay)
 1969 The Red Tent (uncredited)
 1966 A Man for All Seasons (from the play by) / (screenplay)
 1965 Doctor Zhivago (screenplay)
 1965 Thursday Theatre (TV Series) (play - 1 episode)
- The Flowering Cherry (1965) ... (play)
 1964 A Man for All Seasons (TV Movie) (play)
 1964 Thomas More (TV Movie) (play "A Man For All Seasons")
 1964 ...und immer wieder LEBEN (TV Movie) (writer)
 1963 Der kleine dicke Ritter Oblong Fitz-Oblong (TV Series) (novel)
 1963 De boomgaard (TV Movie) (play "The Flowering Cherry")
 1962 Lawrence of Arabia (screenplay)
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Flowering Cherry (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Blühende Träume (TV Movie) (play)
 1957 A Man for All Seasons (TV Movie) (play and screenplay)
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He adapted Molière's play, "George Dandin", for the Red Shift Theatre Company British National Tour with Malcolm Ridley, Jeff Bellamy, Sally Giles and Simon Hunt in the cast. Jonathan Holloway was the director. See more »

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Won two Tony Awards in 1962, as Best Author (Dramatic) and as author of Best Play winner "A Man for All Seasons." He was also nominated in 1972 as author of Best Play nominee "Vivat! Vivat Regina!" See more »

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Leo

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