1931 - 2018

Writing as: William Goldman

Born in Illinois, William Goldman earned a Masters degree from Columbia in 1956. He was finding success as a novelist and a playwright, with 5 novels and 3 Broadway plays, before he went to Hollywood to really increase his success.

He has won two Academy Awards, one for Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and the other for the screenplay of All the President's Men.

Series Books
Scylla Marathon Man (1974)
  Brothers (1988)
Other Your Turn to Curtsy, My Turn to Bow (1958)
  Soldier in the Rain (1963)
  No Way to Treat A Lady (1964)
  The Thing of It Is... (1967)
  Boys and Girls Together (1969)
  Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid (1969)
  The Temple of Gold (1970)
  Father's Day (1971)
  The Princess Bride (1973)
  Wigger (1974)
  The Great Waldo Pepper (1975)
  Magic (1976)
  Tinsel (1979)
  Control (1982)
  The Silent Gondoliers (writing as S Morgenstern) (1983)
  The Color of Light (1984)
  Edged Weapons aka Heat (1985)