• RIP William Goldman: Ron Howard, Cary Elwes, Ben Stiller and More Pay Their Respects

    25 days ago - By The Wrap

    Hollywood is paying their respects to Oscar-winning screenwriter and novelist William Goldman, who died Friday at age 87.
    The influential writer behind “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,” “All the President's Men” and the novel “The Princess Bride” left a mark on Hollywood's crop of modern writers and directors, who today took to Twitter to celebrate his work and the impact he left on them.
    “His book on screenwriting was a touchstone for me and I always felt starstruck seeing him at Knicks games,” actor and director Ben Stiller said in a tweet.
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  • William Goldman, Legendary and Prolific Screenwriter, Dies at 87

    William Goldman, Legendary and Prolific Screenwriter, Dies at 87

    25 days ago - By No Film School

    William Goldman, writer of 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid', 'All The President's Men, and 'The Princess Bride' has died at age 87.
    Goldman's successful career spanned decades, a rarity for screenwriters in Hollywood, he won two academy awards and wrote one of the most beloved biographies about working in entertainment, "Adventures in The Screen Trade". It was in that book that he gave us perhaps the most honest and enduring quote about the place he made his career:
    "Nobody knows anything... Every time out it's a guess..."
    William Goldman's writing transcends one medium, having found...
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  • Legendary Screenwriter William Goldman Dies At 87

    Legendary Screenwriter William Goldman Dies At 87

    25 days ago - By Screen Rant

    William Goldman - the legendary novelist, essayist and screenwriter - has passed away at the age of 87 as reported by Deadline. Goldman reportedly died in his Manhattan home, surrounded by his family and friends. No specific cause of death has been reported, but Goldman had apparently been suffering from failing health for some time and saw a rapid decline during the past summer. Born in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park in 1931, Goldman knew from the start that he wanted to be a writer. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Oberlin College in 1952 before enlisting in the Army and...
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  • Butch Cassidy And Princess Bride Writer William Goldman Has Died At 87

    Butch Cassidy And Princess Bride Writer William Goldman Has Died At 87

    25 days ago - By Cinéma Blend

    William Goldman is still part of the cultural lexicon, although some of his biggest movies came out decades ago.
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  • William Goldman, Screenwriting Star and Hollywood Skeptic, Dies at 87

    25 days ago - By NY Times

    He won Oscars for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President's Men.” But his jaundiced view of the movie business was well known.
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  • William Goldman Remembered By Hollywood: ‘Princess Bride', ‘Butch Cassidy' Writer Was “The Best Ever”

    25 days ago - By Deadline

    Refresh for updates William Goldman , who won two Oscars for screenwriting ( Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, All The President's Men ), massive respect for his smart storytelling , gratitude for the wisdom of his books about film and the stage and the hearts of several generations of Princess Bride fans, is being remembered today by friends, colleagues and...
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  • Oscar-Winning Screenwriter William Goldman Dead at 87

    Oscar-Winning Screenwriter William Goldman Dead at 87

    25 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Oscar-winning screenwriter William Goldman dead at 87
    ComingSoon.net is sad to report that legendary screenwriter William Goldman has passed away in his Manhattan home last night at the age of 87, per a report from Deadline. Goldman had been in failing health for some time, and was surrounded by family and friends.
    Goldman started his career off as a novelist before transitioning into screenplays in 1965 by writing the comedy/thriller Masquerade. Since then he had written some of the most memorable movies of the latter 20th century, including the spy epic Marathon Man , the subversive...
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  • William Goldman, Oscar-Winning Screenwriter for ‘All the President's Men,' ‘Butch Cassidy,' Dies at 87

    25 days ago - By The Wrap

    William Goldman, the author of the novel “The Princess Bride” and a two-time Oscar winner behind “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President's Men,” has died. He was 87.
    His daughter Jenny Goldman told The Washington Post that he passed away in his home in Manhattan Friday from complications from pneumonia and colon cancer.
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  • William Goldman, Oscar-Winning Writer of ‘The Princess Bride' and ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid', Dead at 87

    William Goldman, Oscar-Winning Writer of ‘The Princess Bride' and ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid', Dead at 87

    25 days ago - By Slash Film

    William Goldman , who won two Oscars for screenwriting over a 50-plus year career, has died at age 87. The acclaimed writer, novelist, and playwright was known for creating indelible characters in films like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Princess Bride , but he's also famous in Hollywood for his evergreen statement about the inner workings of the entertainment industry: “Nobody knows anything.”
    Butch Cassidy. The Princess Bride. All The President's Men. Marathon Man. The Great Waldo Pepper. Any writer would be lucky to have just one of those credits to their name, but Goldman...
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  • William Goldman, Legendary Writer, Dies at 87

    William Goldman, Legendary Writer, Dies at 87

    25 days ago - By Decider

    The Hollywood legend will be remembered for writing All The President's Men, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Princess Bride, and more classics.
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  • William Goldman Dies; Oscar Winning Writer Of ‘Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid' Was 87

    25 days ago - By Deadline

    I have been informed by friends of the family that William Goldman died last night. He was 87. Goldman, who twice won screenwriting Oscars for All The President's Men and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, passed away last night in his Manhattan home, surrounded by family and friends. His health had been failing for some time, and over the summer his condition deteriorated.
    We will be following this and building out the story today, but I wanted to let Deadline readers...
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