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Alvin Sargent

Alvin Sargent

Alvin Sargent is a two-time Academy Award winner for his screenplays for Julia and Ordinary People and an Academy Award nominee for Paper Moon. He has won three Writers Guild Awards (for Julia, Ordinary People, and Paper Moon), a BAFTA award for Julia and, in 1991, received the Writers Guild Laurel Award for Screenwriting Achievement. Sargent most recently wrote the screenplay for the blockbuster hit Spider-Man 2 directed by Sam Raimi.

Sargent wrote the script for Unfaithful starring Diane Lane. His other films include Anywhere But Here, Other People's Money, White Palace, Dominick and Eugene, Nuts, Straight Time, Bobby Deerfield, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing, I Walk the Line, The Sterile Cuckoo, The Stalking Moon, and Gambit.

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