Unsold pilot: In 1974 he co-wrote the teleplay for a pilot for NBC called "What Do You Feel Like Doing Tonight." It starred James Coco
as a parent forced to live alone in New York City without his two children.
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Sidney Aaron | Paddy Chayevsky
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[on Vanessa Redgrave
's anti-Zionistic tirade at the 1978 Oscars] I would like to say - personal opinion of course - that I'm sick and tired of people exploiting the Academy Award
s for the propagation of their own propaganda. I would like to suggest to Miss Redgrave that her winning the Academy Award
is not a pivotal moment in history...
He is the one of only two people to have won three solo Academy Awards for Best Screenplay (the other being 'Woody Allen'). The other three time winners, Francis Ford Coppola
, Charles Brackett
and Billy Wilder
, have all shared their awards with co-writers.
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