In this March 28, 1977 file photo, William Goldman accepts his best adapted screenplay Oscar for “All The President's Men”. Photo: AP

Hollywood script legend William Goldman, Oscar winner for ‘Butch Cassidy’, dead at 87

  • Goldman, who wrote his first novel in 10 days, also won an Oscar for ‘All The President’s Men’
  • He turned his own novels, including ‘The Princess Bride’ and ‘Marathon Man’, into movies, but regarded scriptwriting as a craft, not an art
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In this March 28, 1977 file photo, William Goldman accepts his best adapted screenplay Oscar for “All The President's Men”. Photo: AP
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