David Alan Mamet is an American playwright, essayist, screenwriter and film director. Best known as a playwright, Mamet won a Pulitzer Prize and received a Tony nomination for Glengarry Glen Ross . He also received a Tony nomination for Speed-the-Plow . As a screenwriter, he received Oscar nominations for The Verdict and Wag the Dog . Mamet's books include: The Old Religion , a novel about the lynching of Leo Frank; Five Cities of Refuge: Weekly Reflections on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy , a Torah commentary with Rabbi Lawrence Kushner; The Wicked Son , a study of...
|Birthdate:||November 30, 1947|
|Education:||Goddard College, Francis W. Parker School|
|Also known as:||David Alan Mamet, Richard Weisz, David Alan Mamet|