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William Nicholson

William Nicholson was born in 1948 in England as William Benedict Nicholson. He is an editor and writer, known for Gladiator (2000), Les Misérables (2012) and First Knight (1995). He has been married to Virginia since 1988. They have three children. See full bio »


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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 21 nominations. See more awards »

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Gladiator Writer
Les Misérables
First Knight
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 1979-1982 Everyman (TV Series documentary) (38 episodes)
- Holy Father (1982)
- Woza Albert! (1982)
 1979 Heart of the Matter (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
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Other Works:

Book: "The Secret Intensity of Everyday Life" (2009); Publisher: Quercus Publishing, London; ISBN: 1847248128. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bill Nicholson | William Francis Nicholson

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He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2015 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Drama and Literature. He is a screenwriter and author in Lewes, East Sussex, England. See more »

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