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Bo Goldman

There are but a few select screenwriters who are spoken of with the kind of reverence usually reserved for film Directors - Robert Towne, Alvin Sargent and Bo Goldman. Goldman is a screenwriter's screenwriter, and one of the most honored in motion picture history. The recipient of two Academy Awards, a New York Film Critics Award, two Writers ... See full bio »

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Won 2 Oscars. Another 8 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Scent of a Woman
Meet Joe Black
City Hall
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 2016 Rules Don't Apply (story by) (completed)
 1998 Meet Joe Black (screenplay)
 1996 City Hall (written by)
 1992 Scent of a Woman (screenplay)
 1988 Little Nikita (screenplay)
 1984 The Flamingo Kid (uncredited)
 1984 Swing Shift (uncredited)
 1982 Shoot the Moon (written by)
 1980 Melvin and Howard (written by)
 1979 The Rose (screenplay)
 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (screenplay)
 1964 The Defenders (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Siege (1964) ... (story)
 1963 NBC Children's Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Of Sights and Sounds (1963) ... (writer - as Robert Goldman)
 1961-1962 Theatre '62 (TV Series) (adaptation - 2 episodes)
- The Paradine Case (1962) ... (adaptation - as Robert Goldman)
- The Spiral Staircase (1961) ... (adaptation - as Robert Goldman)
 1962 The Paradine Case (TV Movie) (script - as Robert Goldman)
 1956 Playhouse 90 (TV Series)
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Bo Goldman has written three separate screenplays that involve Howard Hughes. He was known as the Howard Hughes expert around town for his extensive knowledge from research done about the man. His first script was a biopic of the younger Hughes titled "Sonny", which was the nickname of Howard Hughes. It was never produced, but during his research he came across the story that would become his ... See more »

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