Knowledge Identifier: +David_Mamet
Born in 1947.
Countries: United States (59%), United Kingdom (21%), Ireland (3%)
Linked to: Francis W. Parker School, Republican Party, Ford Motor Company, Fox Business Network
He received an Academy Award nomination one year later for his first script, "The Verdict", written in the late 1970s
Mamet and actress Lindsay Crouse were married in 1977 and divorced in 1990
Robert Duvall - In 1977 Duvall returned to Broadway to appear as Walter Cole in David Mamet's American Buffalo.
Al Pacino - In 1980s Pacino again achieved critical success on the stage while appearing in David Mamet's American Buffalo, for which Pacino was nominated for a Drama Desk Award.
" He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 for "Glengarry Glen Ross," which received its first Broadway revival in the summer of 2005
In 1987, Mamet made his film directing debut with "House of Games", starring his then-wife, Lindsay Crouse, and a host of longtime stage associates
Lindsay Crouse - Among her films was a starring role in "House of Games", the 1987 film directed and written by her then-husband David Mamet in which she plays Margaret Ford, a psychiatrist who is intrigued by the art of the con
Felicity Huffman - In 1988, she debuted on Broadway in the role as Karen in David Mamet's play "Speed the Plow"
Mamet adapted "Glengarry Glen Ross" for the cinema in 1992, writing an additional part , for Alec Baldwin
Ricky Jay - In his 1993 "New Yorker" profile of Jay, Mark Singer related the following story from playwright David Mamet and theatre director Gregory Mosher:
Blanca Portillo - One of her most important performances afterwards was her role of Carol in "Oleanna" by David Mamet, directed by Joaquín Kremel in 1994
Water-fuelled car - "The Water Engine", a David Mamet play made into a television film in 1994, tells the story of Charles Lang inventing an engine that runs using water for fuel
Steve Martin - In David Mamet's 1997 thriller, "The Spanish Prisoner", Martin played a darker role as a wealthy stranger who takes a suspicious interest in the work of a young businessman
Donald Sultan - In 1999 he collaborated with David Mamet on his book, "Bar Mitzvah" of which Sultan did the drawings for
Felicity Huffman - In 1999 she starred in the premiere of David Mamet's play Boston Marriage, about the daringly intimate relationship between two turn-of-the-century women, as well as in several other major theatrical productions
Will Rothhaar - In 1999, he received the Hollywood Reporter "Young Star *award" for his portrayal of John in David Mamet's "The Cryptogram" at the Geffen Playhouse
Peter McDonald (actor) - McDonald has appeared in films including "Felicia's Journey" and "When Brendan Met Trudy" ; television series ; and theatre productions both in Dublin and London , including "The Lieutenant of Inishmore" by playwright Martin McDonagh, "Days of Wine and Roses" by Owen McCafferty, starring alongside Anne-Marie Duff, and co-starring with Jonathan Pryce and Aidan Gillen in "Glengarry Glen Ross" by David Mamet at the Apollo Theatre in 2007
Nathaniel Parker - In 2000, he played Bob in Rupert Goold's West End revival of David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow"
Kenneth Branagh - In 2003 he starred in the Royal National Theatre's production of David Mamet's Edmond.
Hank Azaria - In 2003, he appeared as Bernard in a run of David Mamet's play "Sexual Perversity in Chicago", along with Matthew Perry and Minnie Driver, in London's West End. Azaria made his first appearance as Sir Lancelot, the French Taunter, and four other characters in "Spamalot", the musical version of "Monty Python and the Holy Grail", which opened in Chicago in December 2004, before moving to the Shubert Theatre on Broadway
In 2004 he published a lauded version of the classical Faust story, "Faustus", however, the play, when staged in San Francisco during the spring of 2004, was not well received by critics
Raul Esparza - He has received Tony nominations for his role as a vibrant and flamboyant Philip Salon in the Boy George musical "Taboo" in 2004; Robert, an empty man devoid of connection in the musical comedy "Company" in 2006; a lazy and snarky man in Harold Pinter's "The Homecoming"; and an aggressive volatile movie producer in David Mamet's "Speed the Plow"
Since May 2005 he has been a contributing blogger at "The Huffington Post", including having drawn satirical cartoons with themes including political strife in Israel
Tom Wopat - In 2005, Wopat appeared in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Glengarry Glen Ross" as the browbeaten customer, James Lingk
Alan Alda - In the spring of 2005, Alda starred as Shelly Levene in the Tony *award-winning Broadway revival of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross", for which he received a Tony *award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play
Liev Schreiber - In the spring of 2005, Schreiber essayed the role of Richard Roma in the Broadway revival of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Glengarry Glen Ross
Robert Gillespie - Productions have included David Mamet's "Oleanna", Jeremy Kingston's "Making Dickie Happy", Deborah Cook's "Sex, Death and a Baked Swan" and Eugene Scribe's "Golden Opportunities", translated by former "Times" Arts Editor Anthony Curtis, which received its UK premiere at the Warehouse Theatre in Croydon in September 2006
In 2007, Mamet directed two television commercials for Ford Motor Company
Elisabeth Moss - Moss made her Broadway début in October 2008, playing the role of Karen in the 20th Anniversary revival of "Speed-the-Plow" by David Mamet
James Spader - He starred in "Race", a play written and directed by David Mamet, which opened on December 6, 2009 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway
In November 2012 Mamet penned an article for the "The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles" imploring fellow Jewish Americans to vote for Republican nominee Mitt Romney
Al Pacino - Pacino returned to Broadway in October 2012 to star in the 30th anniversary revival of David Mamet's classic play, Glengarry Glen Ross, which ran through January 20, 2013
Al Pacino - In January 2016, he starred on Broadway in "China Doll", a play written for him by David Mamet
It was announced in 2019 that David Mamet will return to the London West End with his new play Bitter Wheat starring John Malkovich