Sharman Macdonald

Scottish Playwright
Born Feb 8, 1951
Age 64
Hometown Glasgow
Genres Libretto
Nationality Scottish

Sharman Macdonald is a Scottish playwright, screenwriter, and former actress. She is the mother of the film actress Keira Knightley.

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Sharman Macdonald
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Age 64


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1951 Birth Born on February 8, 1951.


1972 21 Years Old Macdonald was born in Glasgow, and educated at the University of Edinburgh, from which she graduated in 1972. … Read More


1984 33 Years Old While working as an actress, Macdonald wrote her first play, When I Was a Girl, I Used to Scream and Shout; it was first performed at the Bush Theatre in 1984, and won her the Evening Standard Award for most promising playwright. … Read More


1991 40 Years Old Her other work includes The Brave, commissioned by the Bush Theatre; When We Were Women, first performed at the Cottesloe Theatre; All Things Nice, commissioned by the English Stage Company and first performed at the Royal Court Theatre in 1991; The Winter Guest, which was made into a film, in 1997, directed by Alan Rickman; The Girl With Red Hair (2005), which had its first reading in August 2003; and Windfall a film adaptation of Penny Vincenzi's best-selling novel PiVotal Pictures.


2006 55 Years Old She has written two plays for the National Theatre's Shell Connections programme; After Juliet (in which Macdonald's daughter starred as a young girl), and 2006's Broken Hallelujah. … Read More
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