James Goldman (Performer) | Playbill

James Goldman


The Roundabout production will mark the first Broadway mounting of the play since it premiered in 1966. The play first opened March 3, 1966, at the Ambassador Theatre, and closed May 21. It starred Robert Preston as Henry II and Rosemary Harris as Eleanor. It was later made into a successful movie starring Peter O'Toole and Katherine Hepburn. Goldman won an Academy Award for his adapted screenplay for the movie.

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


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

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