David Mamet

David Mamet first won recognition with his 1976 plays Sexual Perversity in Chicago and American Buffalo. In 1984, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Glengarry Glen Ross. Among his many other acclaimed and prize-winning plays are Speed the Plow, Oleanna, and The Old Neighborhood. His feature film debut as a writer-director was the classic House of Games; his other films as writer-director include Homicide, The Spanish Prisoner, State and Main, and Spartan. He has also won acclaim for numerous screenplays, including The Verdict, Wag the Dog, The Postman Always Rings Twice, The Untouchables, Hoffa, and The Edge. A Chicago native, he lives in Santa Monica, California.
years of life: 30 November 1947 present




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Teachers’ Note
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The inspiration behind this project, which was begun in 1992, was an Irish poetry anthology called Lifelines.
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Lifelines consists of a collection of letters and poems sent in by well-known figures in Ireland at the request of a group of Dublin students.
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