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|Born:||November 9, 1934||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||South Africa||Profession:||Writer ...|
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Joined Donald Wolfit's Shakespeare Company as Sir Donald's personal dresser
As actor, appeared in "The Strong Are Lonely"
Co-wrote "The Barber of Stamford Hill" for TV
Published first novel <i>All the Same Shadows</i>
Wrote first produced screenplay "The Barber of Stamford Hill"
Wrote first produced play "Country Matters"
Wrote screenplay for "A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich"
Hosted radio series "Kaleidoscope"
Member of literature panel, Arts Council of Great Britain
Served as artistic director of Cheltenham Festival of Literature
Hosted TV series "Read All About It" (BBC)
"The Dresser" premiered in London
Broadway debut as author, "The Dresser"
Wrote NBC movie "Evita Peron," starring Faye Dunaway
Adapted "The Dresser" for features; earned Oscar nomination for screenplay; also produced
Wrote British series "All the World's a Stage"
Was visitor in theatre, Balliol College, Oxford University
Wrote HBO original movie "Mandela"
Penned adaptation of "Cry, the Beloved Country"
Play "Taking Sides" produced on Broadway
Wrote screenplay adaptation of play "Taking Sides"; screened at Toronto Film Festival
Premiered new play "Mahler's Conversion," about the composer's religious conversion from Judaism to Catholicism; Antony Sher starred as Mahler
With director Roman Polanski, co-wrote screenplay for "The Pianist"; received BAFTA and Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Penned screenplay for "Being Julia," starring Annette Bening and Jeremy Irons
Penned Roman Polanski directed version of "Oliver Twist," starring Ben Kingsley
Wrote feature adaptation of "Love in the Time of Cholera," directed by Mike Newell
Wrote screenplay adaption for "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly," based on the French memoir <i>Le scaphandre et le papillon</i> by Jean-Dominique Bauby; earned Golden Globe, Oscar and Independent Spirit Award Nominations for Best Adapted Screenplay
Co-wrote screenplay of Baz Luhrmann's epic "Australia"
Adapted his own play for screenplay of Dustin Hoffman's feature directorial debut "Quartet"
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