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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 »

Known For

Scent of a Woman
(1992)
Meet Joe Black
(1998)
City Hall
City Hall Writer
(1996)

Filmography

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 2016 Rules Don't Apply (story by)
 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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Robert Goldman
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In 1989, Bo Goldman was hired by Penny Marshall to write a script based on her mother. At the time, Goldman was working with Warren Beatty on Dick Tracy (1990) and even though Goldman had completed his work on the script, Beatty was furious that Goldman had moved on to another project. The script was titled "Time Step" and was still in the works through the early 1990's but was eventually shelved. See more »

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