The acclaimed filmmaker William Goldman has died.
During his career, he won two Oscar statues.
"So sad to hear about William Goldman's passing away. He was both acquainted and talented, "writes Stephen King on Twitter.
William Goldman was an American novelist, scriptwriter and dramatist. He died during Friday in his home in Manhattan. It tells Goldman's family and friends for Deadline. Goldman's sister also confirms for Washington's post that the acclaimed filmmaker died of complications after a time of cancer and pneumonia.
Goldman's career spread over decades covering a number of large-scale works. He won two Oscar statues, one for best original manuscript for "Butch Cassidy and Sundance Kid" and one for best manuscript based on other works for "All Presidents Men".
He started his career at Broadway, where he received several of his plays before moving to Hollywood to write a movie show. In the 1980s he wrote his memoirs based on life on Broadway and in Hollywood.
The film "Bleka Dødens minut" became his return to the film world in the late 1980s, which is an adaption of one of his novels.
His ability to write manuscript led to the fact that he was often called "scriptwriter" in projects where one or another got stuck.
The celebrities mourn
Many celebrities take social media to commemorate Goldman's memory.
"So sad to hear about William Goldman's passing away. He was both acquainted and talented. His movie show of my book Misery was a beautiful thing, "writes Stephen King on Twitter.
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William Goldman 1977.
"William Goldman was a major part of creating some of the premier movies from the 70's and beyond. His book of writing for the film was a testimony to me and I felt starstruck when I saw him at Knick's matches, "writes Ben Stiller on Twitter.
"Legendary William Goldman has died. You gave us the 'minute of bad death' (the book is even better than the movie), 'Butch-Cassidy and' All Presidents Men 'and the entertainment industry's best book,' Adventures in the Screen Trade '. He was also a true friend. Thank you dear Bill, "writes Mia Farrow on Twitter.
William Goldman became 87 years old.
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