Person    | Male  Born 12/8/1931  Died 16/11/2018

William Goldman

Categories: Cinema, Literature

Countries: USA

Screenwriter and novelist. Born on 12 August 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He's the one who first said "Nobody knows anything" in reference to predicting which films will be successful.

He died due to complications from colon cancer and pneumonia, aged 87 years, on 16 November 2018 in Manhattan, New York, USA.

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William Goldman

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Laurence Olivier statue

Unveiled by Sir Richard Attenborough, Larry‘s son, Tarquin and widow, Joan Pl...

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