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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:
6
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 Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters and Ricky Jay
Poster of David Mamet on House of Games
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 Himself 2003-02-21
Movie Hustlers, Hoaxsters, Pranksters, Jokesters and Ricky Jay 1996-11-18
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-16
Movie Black Widow Herb 1987-02-06
Movie David Mamet on House of Games Himself 1987-12-31