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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:

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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Has twice been nominated for Broadway's Tony Award as author of a Best Play nominee: in 1991 for "Shadowlands" and in 2004 for "The Retreat from Moscow." See more »

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