Alvin Sargent

Alvin Sargent

Alvin Sargent (born April 12, 1927) is an American screenwriter. He has won two Academy Awards for his screenplays (1978 and 1981) and has been involved in the writing of all movies to date in the Spider-Man film series.

[edit] Life and career

Sargent was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1945. As of 2006, he is one of 35 alumni to be on the school's Wall of Fame.

Sargent began writing for television in 1953 and through the 1960s he scripted episodes for Route 66, Ben Casey and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour. He collaborated on his first screenplay for a motion picture in 1966 and gained recognition for I Walk the Line and Paper Moon for which he won the WGA Award for Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium and was nominated for an Academy Award. He won the Academy Award for Adapted Screenplay in 1978 for the film Julia and again in 1981 for Ordinary People. He collaborated on the 2004 screenplay for Spider-Man 2 and Spider-Man 3 released in 2007.

He was married to producer Laura Ziskin for 25 years, until her death in 2011. His brother was writer and producer Herb Sargent.

[edit] Filmography
  • Gambit (1966)
  • The Sterile Cuckoo (1969)
  • The Stalking Moon (1969)
  • I Walk the Line (1970)
  • The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds (1972)
  • Paper Moon (1973)
  • Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing (1973)
  • A Star Is Born (1976)
  • Julia (1977)
  • Bobby Deerfield (1977)
  • Straight Time (1978)
  • Ordinary People (1980)
  • Nuts (1987)
  • Dominick and Eugene (1988)
  • White Palace (1990)
  • Other People's Money (1991)
  • What About Bob? (1991)
  • Hero (1992)
  • Bogus (1996)
  • Anywhere but Here (1999)
  • Unfaithful (2002)
  • Spider-Man (2002) (Uncredited)
  • Spider-Man 2 (2004)
  • Spider-Man 3 (2007)
  • The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
[edit] External links
  • Alvin Sargent at the Internet Movie Database
v · d · eAcademy Award for Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay) (1961–1980)

Abby Mann (1961) · Horton Foote (1962) · John Osborne (1963) · Edward Anhalt (1964) · Robert Bolt (1965) · Robert Bolt (1966) · Stirling Silliphant (1967) · James Goldman (1968) · Waldo Salt (1969) · Ring Lardner, Jr. (1970) · Ernest Tidyman (1971) · Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo (1972) · William Peter Blatty (1973) · Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo (1974) · Bo Goldman and Laurence Hauben (1975) · William Goldman (1976) · Alvin Sargent (1977) · Oliver Stone (1978) · Robert Benton (1979) · Alvin Sargent (1980)

Complete list · (1928–1940) · (1941–1960) · (1961–1980) · (1981–2000) · (2001–2020) v · d · eBAFTA Award for Best Screenplay

Calder Willingham and Buck Henry (1968) · Waldo Salt (1969) · William Goldman (1970) · Harold Pinter (1971) · Paddy Chayefsky / Larry McMurtry and Peter Bogdanovich (1972) · Luis Buñuel and Jean-Claude Carrière (1973) · Robert Towne (1974) · Robert Getchell (1975) · Alan Parker (1976) · Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman (1977) · Alvin Sargent (1978) · Woody Allen and Marshall Brickman (1979) · Jerzy Kosinski (1980) · Bill Forsyth (1981) · Costa Gavras and Donald E. Stewart (1982)

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