Biography

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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.

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​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.

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Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 45

Birthday 1947-11-30

Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Richard Weisz

Writing TV ShowsMovies

The Force Screenplay
2013 Phil Spector Screenplay
2010 Two Painters Writer
2010 Inside the Actor's Workshop Writer
2010 Our Valley Writer
2010 The Marquee Writer
2010 Lost Masterpieces of Pornography Writer
2008 Redbelt Writer
2006 The Unit (11 episodes)Writer
2005 Edmond Writer
2004 Spartan Screenplay
2001 Heist Writer
2001 Hannibal Screenplay
2000 State and Main Screenplay
1999 The Winslow Boy Writer
1999 Lansky Writer
1998 Ronin Screenplay
1998 The Spanish Prisoner Writer
1997 Wag the Dog Screenplay
1997 The Edge Screenplay
1996 American Buffalo Theatre Play Screenplay
1994 Oleanna Writer
1994 Vanya on 42nd Street Screenplay
1993 A Life in the Theatre Writer
1992 Hoffa Screenplay
1992 Glengarry Glen Ross Screenplay Theatre Play
1992 The Water Engine Writer
1991 Homicide Writer
1989 We're No Angels Screenplay
1988 Things Change Writer
1987 House of Games Screenplay
1987 The Untouchables Writer
1986 About Last Night... Writer
1982 The Verdict Screenplay
1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice Screenplay
1981 Hill Street Blues (1 episode)Writer

Directing

2019 Blackbird Director
2013 Phil Spector Director
2010 Two Painters Director
2010 Inside the Actor's Workshop Director
2010 Our Valley Director
2010 The Marquee Director
2010 Lost Masterpieces of Pornography Director
2008 Redbelt Director
2006 The Unit (4 episodes)Director
2004 Spartan Director
2002 The Shield (1 episode)Director
2001 Heist Director
2000 State and Main Director
2000 Catastrophe Director
1999 The Winslow Boy Director
1998 The Spanish Prisoner Director
1996 Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants Director
1994 Oleanna Director
1991 Homicide Director
1988 Things Change Director
1987 House of Games Director

Acting

2012 Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay as Himself
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher (1 episode)
1989 The Simpsons (1 episode)
1987 Black Widow as Herb

Production

2013 Phil Spector Executive Producer
2006 The Unit (69 episodes)Producer
1992 Hoffa Associate Producer
1988 Lip Service Executive Producer

Creator

2006 The Unit Creator

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