David Mamet

Author + Playwright + Screenwriter and Film Director
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Nationality United States
Alma Mater Goddard College
Other Names Mamet, David

David Alan Mamet is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director. Best known as a playwright, Mamet won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations for Glengarry Glen Ross and Speed-the-Plow (1988). As a screenwriter, he received Oscar nominations for The Verdict (1982) and Wag the Dog (1997).… Read More

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    Huffington Post - Feb 01, 2016
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    Huffington Post - Jan 20, 2016
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1947 Birth Mamet was born in 1947 in Chicago to Jewish parents, Lenore June (née Silver), a teacher, and Bernard Morris Mamet, an attorney. … Read More
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