Joshua Sinclair is an Austria-based, American screenwriter and medical doctor. From a young age, Sinclair had an interest in film and medicine — the latter bringing him to South Africa, where he was inspired to write a historical novelization of the reign of 19th-Century Zulu king Shaka. Commissioned by the South African Broadcasting Corporation in the midst of an international cultural boycott, the series was a massive hit, and its syndication proved highly profitable for its distributor — but not its writer.
Special winners[ edit ] Woody Allen has the most nominations in this category with 16, and the most awards with 3, though Paddy Chayefsky won the Best Adapted Screenplay in for his adaptation of his teleplay, Marty, and also won for Original Screenplay for The Hospital and Network.
Woody Allen also holds the record as the oldest winner at age 76 for Midnight in Paris, Richard Schweizer was the first to win for a foreign-language film, Marie-Louise. Lamorisse is additionally the only person to win or even be nominated for Best Original Screenplay for a short film The Red Balloon Muriel Box was the first woman to win in this category; she shared the award with her husband, Sydney Boxfor the film The Seventh Veil.
The Boxes are also the first married couple to win in this category.
Only three other married couples won an Oscar in another category— Earl W. Preston Sturges was nominated for two different films in the same year Oliver Stone achieved the same distinction infor Platoon and Salvador. Winners and nominees[ edit ] Herman J.
Mankiewiczco-winner of the second award in this category for Citizen Kane. Orson Welles co-won the award for Citizen Kane in Screenwriter and director Billy Wilder right received two awards in this category in collaboration with others—one for Sunset Boulevard and one for The Apartment.
William Inge earned this award in for Splendor in the Grass. William Rose center right won once in this category from three nominations.Feb 27, · As the writer of a brutal, esteemed film that remains the slight favorite for the Best Picture prize, he has the most plausible shot at winning the Adapted Screenplay award.
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