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William Goldman, author of “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” dead at 87

The Hollywood screenwriter William Goldman has died at 87 this past Friday. He’d earned two Academy Awards in the 70s, after penning such films as “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance kid (1969) and “All the president’s men” (1976). Goldman is best-known for the impact his pen had on the New Hollywood genre of the seventies. He wrote the dialogues for “Marathon Man” (also in 1976), a paranoid ... more >