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David Mamet

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David Mamet

American playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and film director add

Category: Literature

Born in 1947.

Countries: United States (59%), United Kingdom (21%), Ireland (3%)

Main connections: Al Pacino, James Spader, Lindsay Crouse

Linked to: Francis W. Parker School, Republican Party, Ford Motor Company, Fox Business Network

 

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David Mamet was born in 1947 add something


1970

He received an Academy Award nomination one year later for his first script, "The Verdict", written in the late 1970s add something


1974

David Rasche - After Second City, he starred in the Organic Theater's 1974 production of David Mamet's "Sexual Perversity in Chicago ", which established the playwright's characteristic blend of earthy, sometimes brutal dialogue


1975

J. J. Johnston - Johnston performed in the original 1975 production of David Mamet's "American Buffalo" in Chicago


1976

American Buffalo - Mamet is a founding member of the Atlantic Theater Company; he first gained acclaim for a trio of off-Broadway plays in 1976, "The Duck Variations," "Sexual Perversity in Chicago," and "American Buffalo add something


1977

Mamet and actress Lindsay Crouse were married in 1977 and divorced in 1990 add something

 

Lindsay Crouse - Crouse married playwright David Mamet in 1977

 

Robert Duvall - In 1977 Duvall returned to Broadway to appear as Walter Cole in David Mamet's American Buffalo.


1980

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.


1981

The Postman Always Rings Twice - Mamet's first produced screenplay was the 1981 production of "The Postman Always Rings Twice" , based upon James M. Cain's novel add something

 

Laura Shapiro Kramer - In 1981 Shapiro Kramer sold David Mamet's first tele-play "Smashville "to ABC. In 1983 Shapiro Kramer produced John Byrne's "Slab Boys" on Broadway directed by Robert Allan Ackerman and starring Sean Penn, Kevin Bacon, Val Kilmer and Madeline Potter

 

Bob Rafelson - Rafelson's 1981 remake was written by David Mamet and starred Jack Nicholson and Jessica Lange


1983

Glengarry Glen Ross - Mamet dedicated "Glengarry Glen Ross" to Harold Pinter, who was instrumental in its being first staged at the Royal National Theatre, in 1983, and whom Mamet has acknowledged as an influence on its success, and on his other work add something


 

" He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1984 for "Glengarry Glen Ross," which received its first Broadway revival in the summer of 2005 add something


1987

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 add something

 

Mamet wrote the "Wasted Weekend" episode of "Hill Street Blues" that aired in 1987 add something

 

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

 

The Untouchables (film) - "'The Untouchables"' is a 1987 American crime drama directed by Brian De Palma and written by David Mamet


1988

Felicity Huffman - In 1988, she debuted on Broadway in the role as Karen in David Mamet's play "Speed the Plow"

 

Uberto Pasolini - Pasolini moved to Los Angeles when Puttnam was appointed as head of Columbia Pictures, and served as vice president of production, and in 1988 oversaw production of both David Mamet's "Things Change" and Emir Kusturica's "Time of the Gypsies"


1990

In 1990 Mamet published "The Hero Pony", a 55-page collection of poetry add something


1991

Mamet has been married to actress and singer-songwriter Rebecca Pidgeon since 1991 add something


1992

Mamet adapted "Glengarry Glen Ross" for the cinema in 1992, writing an additional part , for Alec Baldwin add something

 

Jude Ciccolella - He appeared in the 1992 James Foley and David Mamet film "Glengarry Glen Ross" as the Detective


1993

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:

 

Sandra Oh - Soon after graduating from the National Theatre School in 1993, she starred in a London, Ontario stage production of David Mamet's "Oleanna"


1994

Eddie Izzard - In 1994, Izzard made his West End drama debut as the lead in the world premiere of David Mamet's "The Cryptogram" with Lindsay Duncan, in the production at London 's Comedy Theatre

 

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

 

Charlotte Gainsbourg - She made her stage debut in 1994 in David Mamet's "Oleanna" at the Théâtre de la Gaîté-Montparnasse

 

David Suchet - Suchet was given a Variety Club *award in 1994 for best actor for portraying John in David Mamet's play "Oleanna" at the Royal Court Theatre, London

 

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


1995

Randy Newman - After a 1995 staging at the La Jolla Playhouse, he retained David Mamet to help rework the book before its relaunch on the Chicago Goodman Theatre mainstage in 1996


1997

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


1999

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


2000

Matthew Warchus - In 2000 he directed Sam Shepard's "True West" starring Philip Seymour Hoffman and John C. Reilly and in 2008 he directed David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow", starring Kevin Spacey and Jeff Goldblum

 

Nathaniel Parker - In 2000, he played Bob in Rupert Goold's West End revival of David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow"


2002

Kenneth Branagh - In 2002, Branagh starred at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield as Richard III. In 2003 he starred in the Royal National Theatre's production of David Mamet's Edmond.


2003

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

 

Steven Atkinson - Whilst at university Atkinson directed David Mamet's "Sexual Perversity in Chicago" at the 2003 Edinburgh Festival, starring Matthew McNulty


2004

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 add something

 

Aaron Eckhart - Also in 2004, Eckhart starred on the London stage, opposite Julia Stiles, in David Mamet's "Oleanna" at the Garrick Theatre

 

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"

 

Julia Stiles - In the spring of 2004, she made her London stage debut opposite Aaron Eckhart in a revival of David Mamet's play "Oleanna" at the Garrick Theatre


2005

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 add something

 

Ricky Jay - He performed on the 2005 BBC Radio adaptation of David Mamet's "Faustus

 

Joshua Jackson - In 2005, Jackson moved to the UK and made his stage debut on the London West End with Patrick Stewart in David Mamet's two-man play, "A Life in the Theatre"

 

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


2006

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

 

Kim Cattrall - In October 2006, she appeared in a West End production of David Mamet's "The Cryptogram" at the Donmar Warehouse in London


2007

In 2007, Mamet directed two television commercials for Ford Motor Company add something

 

The comedy "Keep Your Pantheon, " was aired in 2007 add something

 

Dennis Boutsikaris - At the Geffen Theatre in Los Angeles he appeared in the premiere of David Mamet's "The Old Neighborhood" and in 2007 Jane Anderson's "The Quality of Life" with Laurie Metcalf and Jo Beth Williams

 

Kevin Spacey - For the spring part of the 2007–08 season, Jeff Goldblum and Laura Michelle Kelly joined Spacey as the three characters in David Mamet's 1988 play Speed-the-Plow.

 

Hugh Fraser (actor) - Fraser has directed several plays, most notably a production of David Mamet's adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya", which was staged at Wilton's Music Hall in London in January 2007, with Rachael Stirling as Yelena

 

Jonathan Pryce - From September 2007 through June 2008, he returned to the theatre scene appearing as Shelly Levene in a new West End production of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross" at London's Apollo Theatre


2008

In 2008, he directed and wrote the mixed martial arts movie "Redbelt," about a martial arts instructor tricked into fighting in a professional bout add something

 

Haley Joel Osment - He made his Broadway debut in 2008 in a short-lived revival of David Mamet's play, "American Buffalo", starring John Leguizamo and Cedric the Entertainer

 

Raul Esparza - In 2008, he played Charlie Fox in the revival of David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow" co-starring Jeremy Piven and Elisabeth Moss on Broadway

 

Alice Braga - She appeared in the 2008 David Mamet film "Redbelt" alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor

 

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

 

Haley Joel Osment - Osment made his Broadway debut at the Belasco Theatre in November 2008, playing the role of "Bobby", a young heroin addict, in a revival of David Mamet's "American Buffalo"; co-starring with John Leguizamo and Cedric the Entertainer

 

Norbert Leo Butz - Starting December 23, 2008, Butz stepped in to replace Jeremy Piven in David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow"; Piven suddenly and unexpectedly dropped out of the play after he claimed to be experiencing health problems related to high mercury levels in his blood


2009

Race - His play "Race", which opened on Broadway on December 6, 2009 and featured James Spader, David Alan Grier, Kerry Washington, and Richard Thomas in the cast, received mixed reviews add something

 

William H. Macy - On January 13, 2009, Macy replaced Jeremy Piven in David Mamet's Speed-the-Plow on Broadway

 

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


2010

The film was in development during 2010 add something

 

On May 1, 2010, Mamet released a graphic novel "The Trials of Roderick Spode " add something

 

Kerry Washington - In 2010, she made her Broadway debut in David Mamet's "Race", alongside James Spader, David Alan Grier, and Richard Thomas

 

T. R. Knight - Knight returned to Broadway in David Mamet's "A Life in the Theatre" in 2010 where he played the role of John opposite Patrick Stewart

 

Dennis Haysbert - In June 2010, Haysbert joined the cast of David Mamet's "Race" on Broadway as character Henry Brown, performing alongside actors Eddie Izzard, Richard Thomas and Afton Williamson

 

Eddie Izzard - In June 2010, Izzard replaced James Spader in the role of Jack Lawson in David Mamet's play "Race" on Broadway


2011

Accessed June 12, 2011 Known for his pro-Israel positions, in his book "The Secret Knowledge" he states that "the Israelis would like to live in peace within their borders; the Arabs would like to kill them all" add something


2012

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 add something

 

His play "The Anarchist", starring Patti LuPone and Debra Winger, in her Broadway debut, opened on Broadway on November 13, 2012 in previews and is scheduled to close on December 16, 2012 add something

 

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


2013

January 29, 2013 Mamet wrote an essay for "Newsweek" in which he argued against gun control laws, writing that the Second Amendment was intended "to guard us against this inevitable decay of government that the Constitution was written add something

 

Mamet published "Three War Stories", a collection of novellas, on November 11, 2013 add something

 

Phil Spector - "Phil Spector", a 2013 HBO film written and directed by David Mamet and starring Al Pacino and Dame Helen Mirren, depicted a fictionalized account of the murder and trials

 

Jason Priestley - In April 2013 Priestley appeared in Canadian Stage's production of "Race", a David Mamet play, in Toronto at the Bluma Appel Theater


2014

Arthur Holmberg in his 2014 book "David Mamet and Male Friendship", has reconsidered the gender issue in many of Mamet's plays throughout his career by asserting a prominent and recurrent reversed sexual orientation of portrayed male gender preferences add something

 

Richard Schiff - In September 2014, Schiff returned to the West End in a revival of "Speed-the-Plow" by David Mamet, co-starring Lindsay Lohan

 

Lindsay Lohan - Lohan is set to make her stage debut in October 2014, starring in the London West_End (West_End_theatre) production of David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow", portraying Karen, a role originally played by Madonna


2015

His latest feature-length film, a thriller titled "Blackbird", is slated for release in 2015 add something


2016

Al Pacino - In January 2016, he starred on Broadway in "China Doll", a play written for him by David Mamet


2017

Mamet's 2017 play "The Penitent" previewed off-Broadway on February 8, 2017 add something

 

Don Warrington - Warrington appeared as George in David Mamet's Glengarry Glenn Ross between October 2017 and February 2018 at the Playhouse Theatre alongside Christian Slater, Robert Glenister, Kris Marshall and Daniel Ryan


2019

It was announced in 2019 that David Mamet will return to the London West End with his new play Bitter Wheat starring John Malkovich add something

 

John Malkovich - It was announced in 2019 that David Mamet will return to the London West End with his new play Bitter Wheat starring John Malkovich