10 May William Goldman
Dead: 16 November 2018
In: New York, Stati Uniti
He was an American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter.
He first came to prominence in the 1950s as a novelist before turning to screenwriting.
He won Academy Awards for his screenplays Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) and All the President's Men (1976).
His other works include his thriller novel Marathon Man and comedy-fantasy novel The Princess Bride, both of which he adapted for the film versions.
Author Sean Egan has described Goldman as "one of the late twentieth century's most popular storytellers."