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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 »

Known For

Gladiator
Gladiator Writer
(2000)
Les Misérables
(2012)
First Knight
First Knight Writer
(1995)
Everest
Everest Writer
(2015)

Filmography

Jump to: Editor | Writer | Producer | Director | Actor | Self
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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:

His play, "Shadowlands," was performed at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre in Guildford, Surrey, England with Peter Barkworth and Diane Fletcher. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bill Nicholson | William Francis Nicholson
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He earned his first Oscar nomination for writing the screenplay for Shadowlands (1993). The film also earned its leading lady Debra Winger an Oscar nomination as Best Actress. In 2010, 17 years after the film's release, she praised Nicholson's script to New York Times by calling it "the most literate script I've ever read. I was sad every day that I wouldn't ever say those lines again.". See more »

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