James Goldman





James Goldman


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

Died
October 28, 1998

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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: 4.21 · 7,881 ratings · 147 reviews · 17 distinct works · Similar authors
The Lion in Winter

4.22 avg rating — 7,523 ratings — published 1966 — 11 editions
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Follies

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4.21 avg rating — 278 ratings — published 1971 — 7 editions
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Myself as Witness

3.95 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1979 — 3 editions
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The Man from Greek and Roman

3.74 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1974 — 3 editions
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Robin and Marian

3.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1976
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Fulton County

3.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1989 — 5 editions
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Time Management: The ultima...

3.86 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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They Might be Giants

3.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1970
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Blood, Sweat, and Stanley P...

3.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1962 — 2 editions
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Binary Options University: ...

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2014
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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

“He came down from the North to Paris with a mind like Aristotle's and a form like mortal sin. We shattered the Commandments on the spot.”
James Goldman, The Lion in Winter

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