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James Goldman (I) (1927–1998)

James Goldman was born on June 30, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was a writer, known for The Lion in Winter (1968), The Lion in Winter (2003) and White Nights (1985). He was married to Barbara Goldman and Maria McKeon. He died on October 28, 1998 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2003 The Lion in Winter (TV Movie) (play) / (teleplay)
 1995 Cyber Bandits (screenplay - as Winston Beard)
 1987 Queenie (TV Movie) (as Winston Beard)
 1986 Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (TV Movie)
 1986 Great Performances (TV Series) (libretto - 1 episode)
- Follies in Concert (1986) ... (libretto)
 1985 White Nights (screenplay) / (story)
 1985 Anna Karenina (TV Movie)
 1982/I Oliver Twist (TV Movie)
 1976 Robin and Marian (written by)
 1971 Nicholas and Alexandra (screenplay)
 1971 They Might Be Giants (play) / (screenplay)
 1968 The Lion in Winter (play "The Lion in Winter") / (screenplay)
 1966 Evening Primrose (TV Movie) (written by)
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 1976 Robin and Marian (lyrics: "Sherwood Forest Song with Lute" - uncredited)
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 1971 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #3.188 (1971) ... Himself - Guest
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 1999 The 71st Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Memorial Tribute

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Active on Broadway in the following productions: See more »

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Winston Beard

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When a person does a thing which would have been heroic in another time, we think he's got to be some kind of nut, self-destructive, or he has some angle we don't know about.


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