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.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
William Goldman

Creations i

Laurence Olivier statue

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

Read More

Other Subjects

Mary Millington

Mary Millington

Model and porn actor. Born Mary Ruth Quilter, she came to fame in the long-running soft-porn film 'Come Play With Me'. However, she soon found herself being replaced by younger models, which led to...

Person, Cinema

1 memorial
Jenny Agutter

Jenny Agutter

Actor. Born Jennifer Ann Agutter in Taunton, Somerset. Best remembered for playing the role of 'Bobbie' in the 1970 film version of the Railway Children. She had played the same role in a televisio...

Person, Cinema, Theatre, TV & Radio

1 memorial
British Film Institute

British Film Institute

In 1996 the BFI erected 126 plaques across Britain to commemorate the centenary of cinema. See the pdf.

Group, Cinema, Museums / Libraries

15 memorials
Dame Thora Hird DBE

Dame Thora Hird DBE

Actor.  Born Lancashire.  Played many comic roles.  Late in her life Alan Bennett wrote a number of roles for her.

Person, Cinema, Humour, TV & Radio

1 memorial
Gregory Augustus Daymond

Gregory Augustus Daymond

Lieutenant Colonel Gregory Augustus Daymond was born on 25 November 1920 in Great Falls, Cascade County, Montana, USA. From the American Air Museum in Britain website we learn that he grew up in Ne...

Person, Armed Forces, Cinema, USA

War served, WW2
1 memorial