James Goldman

James Goldman

Performer, Writer

James Goldman, the playwright and librettist who penned The Lion in Winter and the book to Follies, died in Manhattan Oct. 28, 1998. He was 71. The cause was a heart attack, according to the New York Times. James Goldman, the playwright and librettist who penned The Lion in Winter and the book to Follies, died in Manhattan Oct. 28. He was 71. The cause was a heart attack, according to the New York Times.

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  • Born: Jun 30, 1927 in Chicago, Illinois
  • Death: Oct 28, 1998 in New York, New York

Awards

New York Drama Critics' Circle
1971 Best Musical Follies Winner
Tony Award
1972 Book of a Musical Follies Nominee