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David Mamet

​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. Description above from the Wikipedia article David Mamet, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Nov 30, 1947 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
4
First Appeared:
In the movie Black Widow 1987-02-06
Latest Project:
Movie Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay 2012-10-04
Known For
Poster of Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay
Poster of Real Time with Bill Maher
Poster of The Simpsons
Poster of Black Widow
Filmography

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay (2012)

Documentary
Movie
as Himself
7.1 16 votes

Real Time with Bill Maher (2003)

Comedy Talk
Series
as Unknown
5.9 55 votes

The Simpsons (1989)

Animation Comedy
Series
as Unknown
7.2 844 votes

Black Widow (1987)

Mystery Thriller
Movie
as Herb
6 35 votes