William Goldman American screenwriter novelist playwright non-fiction author

William Goldman is a 87 years old American screenwriter novelist playwright non-fiction author from Highland Park. William Goldman was born on August 12, 1931 (died on November 15, 2018, he was 87 years old) in Highland Park.

William Goldman
United States
August 12, 1931
Death Date:
November 15, 2018 (age 87)
Birth Sign :



Goldman is an American novelist playwright and screenwriter. He came to prominence in the 1950s as a novelist before turning to writing for film. He has won two Academy Awards for his screenplays first for the western Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and again for All the President's Men about journalists who broke the Watergate scandal of President Richard Nixon.
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Is William Goldman still alive?

No, he died on 11/15/2018, 4 years ago. He was 87 years old when he died. Cause of death: pneumonia. He died in Manhattan



William Goldman had 1 sibling. Screenwriter playwright novelist James (4 years older)

William Goldman net worth

He had a net worth of 15 million dollars.


William Goldman Movies (46)

There are 46 movies of William Goldman.

His first feature film was Good Will Hunting (1997). He was 66 when he starred in this movie. Since 1997, he has appeared in 46 feature films. The last one is Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid: Outlaws Out of Time (2002). In this movie, we watched him as himself .

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William Goldman movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:

Awards (4)

Nominated Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay , nominated Academy Award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay , awarded Edgar Award , awarded Writers Guild of America Award ,


He graduated from Columbia University and Oberlin College

What was William's zodiac sign?

William Goldman zodiac sign was leo.

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