James Goldman


James Goldman received a Tony Award(r) nomination in 1972 for the book for Follies.  He co-wrote the book, music and lyrics for A Family Affair with John Kander and William Goldman.  His plays include They Might Be Giants, Blood Sweat and Stanley Poole (co-written with his brother William), The Lion in Winter and Tolstoy.  His screenplays include The Lion in Winter, for which he won an Academy Award(r), Nicholas and Alexandra, They Might Be Giants, Robin and Marian and White Nights.  For television he wrote Evening Primrose with Stephen Sondheim, adaptations of Oliver Twist and Anna Karenina, and the mini-series Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna.  His novels include Waldorf, The Man from Greek and Roman, Myself as Witness, and Fulton County. At the time of his death in October 1998, Mr. Goldman had recently completed the screenplay of Tolstoy as well as the book and lyrics for The Celebrated, Scandalous, Heroic Misadventures of Tom Jones
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