James Goldman

James Goldman

Infobox Actor
name = James Goldman
birthdate = birth date|1927|6|30
birthplace = Chicago, Illinois
deathdate = death date and age|1998|10|28|1927|6|30
deathplace = New York City, New York
academyawards = Best Adapted Screenplay
1968 "The Lion in Winter"

James Goldman (June 30, 1927October 28, 1998) 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 of "Follies".

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

Broadway plays

* "Blood, Sweat, and Stanley Poole" - 1961
* "The Lion in Winter" - 1966, revived 1999

Broadway libretti

* "A Family Affair" - 1962 (book; lyrics were by William Goldman, music by John Kander)
* "Follies" - 1971, revived 2001 (book; lyrics and music by Stephen Sondheim) - Tony Nomination for Best Book of a Musical
* "Follies in Concert" - 1986

Plays

* "They Might Be Giants" - 1961, London
* "Oliver Twist" - 1982
* "Anna Karenina" - 1985
* "" - 1986
* "The Lion in Winter" - 2003 based on 1968 screenplay

creenplays

* "The Lion in Winter" - 1968
* "They Might Be Giants" - 1971
* "Nicholas and Alexandra" - 1971
* "Robin and Marian" - 1976
* "White Nights" - 1985

Television

* "Evening Primrose" - 1966: book; music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Novels

* "Myself as Witness"
* "Waldorf"
* "The Man From Greek and Roman"
* "Fulton County"

External links

*imdb name|id=0063953|name=James Goldman


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