James Goldman





James Goldman

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born
in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
June 30, 1927

died
October 28, 1998

gender
male

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About this author

James Goldman was an American Academy Award-winning screenwriter and playwright, and the brother of screenwriter and novelist William Goldman.

He was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up primarily in Highland Park, Illinois, a Chicago suburb. He is most noted as the author of The Lion in Winter and author of the book for the stage musical Follies.

Goldman died from a heart attack in New York City, where he had lived for many years.


Average rating: 4.22 · 5,070 ratings · 108 reviews · 16 distinct works · Similar authors
The Lion in Winter
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 4,871 ratings — published 1966 — 9 editions
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Follies
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 1971 — 7 editions
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Myself as Witness
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1979 — 2 editions
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The Man from Greek and Roma...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1974
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Robin and Marian
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1976
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Fulton County
3.14 of 5 stars 3.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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The lion in winter (A Dell ...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
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Blood, Sweat, and Stanley P...
3.25 of 5 stars 3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1962 — 2 editions
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They Might be Giants
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1970
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Betrayal
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2001
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More books by James Goldman…
“I know. You know I know. I know you know I know. We know Henry knows, and Henry knows we know it. We're a knowledgeable family.”
James Goldman, The Lion in Winter

“Give me a little peace.
A little? Why so modest? How about eternal peace? Now, there's a thought.”
James Goldman, The Lion in Winter

“Why you chivalric fool - as if the way one fell down mattered.
When the fall is all there is, it matters.”
James Goldman, The Lion in Winter

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