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David Mamet

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter and film director. Best known as a playwright, Mamet has won a Pulitzer Prize, and Tony nominations for Glengarry Glen Ross (1984) and Speed-the-Plow (1988). As a screenwriter, he received Oscar nominations for The Verdict (1982) and Wag the Dog (1997). Mamet's books include The Old Religion (1997), a novel about the lynching of Leo Frank; Five Cities of Refuge: Weekly Reflections on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy (2004), a Torah commentary, with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner; The Wicked Son (2006), a study of Jewish self-hatred and antisemitism; and Bambi vs. Godzilla, a commentary on the movie business. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Mamet, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 30, 1947 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
4
First Appeared:
In the movie Black Widow 1987-02-06
Latest Project:
Movie Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay 2012-10-04
Known For
Poster of Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay
Poster of Real Time with Bill Maher
Poster of The Simpsons
Poster of Black Widow
Filmography
Movie Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay Himself 2012-10-04
Series Real Time with Bill Maher Unknown 2003-02-21
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-16
Movie Black Widow Herb 1987-02-06