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David Mamet

Screenwriter / Film Director / Playwright / Film Producer / Writer / Author / Actor / Novelist / Poet / Theatre Director / Television Producer | * 11/30/1947 (73) | Chicago, Illinois (United States of America (USA))
David Alan Mamet (born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, film director, screenwriter and author. He won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations for his plays Glengarry Glen Ross (1984) and Speed-the-Plow (1988). He first gained critical acclaim for a trio of off-Broadway 1970s plays: The Duck Variations, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, and American Buffalo. His plays Race and The Penitent, respectively, opened on Broadway in 2009 and previewed off-Broadway in 2017. Feature films that Mamet both wrote and directed include House of Games (1987), Homicide (1991), The Spanish Prisoner (1997) and his biggest commercial success Heist (2001). His screenwriting credits include The Postman Always Rings Twice... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Crime | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for David Mamet

Pulitzer Prize for Drama 2x Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay

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Movies with David Mamet as Actor(5)

TV Shows/Series with David Mamet as Actor(2)

Movies with David Mamet as Crew(62)

Writing/Screenplay2020 The Force
Directing/Director2019 Blackbird
Directing/Director2013 Phil Spector
Production/Executive Producer2013 Phil Spector
Writing/Screenplay2013 Phil Spector
Directing/Director2010 Lost Masterpieces of Pornography
Directing/Director2010 Inside the Actor's Workshop
Writing/Writer2010 Inside the Actor's Workshop
Directing/Director2010 The Marquee
Writing/Writer2010 The Marquee
Directing/Director2010 Our Valley
Writing/Writer2010 Our Valley
Directing/Director2010 Two Painters
Writing/Writer2010 Two Painters
Directing/Director2008 Redbelt
Writing/Writer2008 Redbelt
Writing/Writer2005 Edmond
Directing/Director2004 Spartan
Writing/Screenplay2004 Spartan
Writing/Screenplay2001 Hannibal
Directing/Director2001 Heist
Writing/Writer2001 Heist
Writing/Writer2000 Lakeboat
Directing/Director2000 Catastrophe
Directing/Director2000 State and Main
Writing/Screenplay2000 State and Main
Writing/Writer1999 Lansky
Directing/Director1999 The Winslow Boy
Writing/Writer1999 The Winslow Boy
Writing/Screenplay1998 Ronin
Directing/Director1998 The Spanish Prisoner
Writing/Writer1998 The Spanish Prisoner
Writing/Screenplay1997 The Edge
Writing/Screenplay1997 Wag the Dog
Writing/Screenplay1996 American Buffalo
Writing/Theatre Play1996 American Buffalo
Directing/Director1996 Ricky Jay and His 52 Assistants
Directing/Director1994 Oleanna
Writing/Writer1994 Oleanna
Writing/Screenplay1994 Oleanna
Writing/Theatre Play1994 Oleanna
Writing/Lyricist1994 Oleanna
Writing/Screenplay1994 Vanya on 42nd Street
Writing/Writer1993 A Life in the Theatre
Writing/Theatre Play1992 Glengarry Glen Ross
Writing/Screenplay1992 Glengarry Glen Ross
Production/Associate Producer1992 Hoffa
Writing/Screenplay1992 Hoffa
Writing/Writer1992 The Water Engine
Directing/Director1991 Homicide
Writing/Writer1991 Homicide
Writing/Screenplay1989 We're No Angels
Directing/Director1988 Things Change
Writing/Writer1988 Things Change
Production/Executive Producer1988 Lip Service
Directing/Director1987 House of Games
Writing/Screenplay1987 House of Games
Writing/Writer1987 The Untouchables
Writing/Writer1986 About Last Night...
Writing/Screenplay1982 The Verdict
Writing/Screenplay1981 The Postman Always Rings Twice

TV Shows/Series with David Mamet as Crew(5)

Directing/Director2006 The Unit
Production/Producer2006 The Unit
Writing/Writer2006 The Unit
Directing/Director2002 The Shield
Writing/Writer1981 Hill Street Blues

Full Name: David Mamet
Born: Sunday, 11/30 1947 (November) in Chicago, Illinois (United States of America (USA)) (current age: 73 years + 198 days)
Zodiac sign: Sagittarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Goddard College, Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, Francis W. Parker School
Employer: Columbia University
Member of: American Academy of Arts and Letters
Spouses (current/former): Lindsay Crouse, Rebecca Pidgeon
Other names for David Mamet (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Richard Weisz"
David Mamet frequently works together with these people:
Ricky Jay (13x, Actor)
William H. Macy (11x, Actor)
Barbara Tulliver (11x, Crew)
Rebecca Pidgeon (11x, Actress)
Joe Mantegna (8x, Actor)
J.J. Johnston (8x, Actor)
Alaric Jans (8x, Crew)
Robert De Niro (6x, Actor)
Sarah Green (6x, Crew)
Michael Hausman (5x, Crew)
Natalija Nogulich (5x, Actress)
Harry Shearer (4x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:12148, Added: 05/06/2018, Last updated: 05/22/2021