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Simon Beaufoy

Born in Keighley, West Yorkshire. He attended Malsis School in Cross Hills Ermysted's Grammar School at Skipton, later he attended Sedbergh School in Cumbria. He has read English at St Peter's College, Oxford and graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth. In 2009 he won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Slumdog Millionaire, ... See full bio »

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Slumdog Millionaire
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 2017 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (TV Mini-Series) (adaptation) (announced)
 2015 Everest (screenplay)
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (screenplay)
 2011 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (written by)
 2010 127 Hours (screenplay)
 2008 Slumdog Millionaire (screenplay)
  Burn Up (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2008) (written by - 1 episode, 2008)
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 2008 Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (screenplay)
 2004 Yasmin (written by)
 2001 Blow Dry
 2000 Running Time
 1999 The Darkest Light (writer)
 1998/II Yellow (Short)
 1998 Among Giants (written by)
 1997 The Full Monty (written by)
 1993 10x10 (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Physics for Fish (1993) ... (writer)
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He wrote the original screenplay for the musical, "The Full Monty," at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Ogunquit, Maine with Sally Struthers, Adrian Zmed, Susan Powell and Michael Halling in the cast. David Yazbek was composer and lyricist. Terrence McNally wrote the book. See more »

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