David Mamet

American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director

David Alan Mamet (/ˈmæm[invalid input: 'ɨ']t/; born November 30, 1947) is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and movie director. Mamet has won a Pulitzer Prize and received Tony nominations for Glengarry Glen Ross (1984) and Speed-the-Plow (1988).

David Mamet
Mamet at the premiere of Redbelt at the Tribeca Film Festival, April 25, 2008
Mamet at the premiere of Redbelt at the Tribeca Film Festival, April 25, 2008
BornDavid Alan Mamet
(1947-11-30) November 30, 1947 (age 72)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
OccupationAuthor, playwright, screenwriter, film director
NationalityUnited States
Alma materGoddard College
Notable worksThe Duck Variations (1971)
Sexual Perversity in Chicago (1974)
American Buffalo (1975)
Glengarry Glen Ross (1983)[1]
Oleanna (1992)
The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981)
House of Games (1987)
The Untouchables (1987)
Homicide (1991)
Hannibal (2001)
The Unit (2006)
SpouseLindsay Crouse (1977–1990; divorced; 2 children, including Zosia)
Rebecca Pidgeon (1991–present; 2 children)

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