William Goldman has passed away at the age of 87, having lived what seems to have been a wonderful life.
He’s the guy who wrote the book and then adapted it by writing the screenplay for “The Princess Bride”.
He also wrote the screenplay for “All The President’s Men”. The line “Follow the money” from Deep Throat? Yeah, Mark Felt never said that. That line was pure Goldman.
He also wrote the screenplay for Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, A Bridge Too Far, the supremely unsettling Magic, and others.
Won best screenplay Oscars for All The President’s Men and Butch & Sundance.