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Ronald Harwood

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Sir Ronald Harwood
Ronald Horwitz

(1934-11-09)9 November 1934
Died8 September 2020(2020-09-08) (aged 85)
Occupation(s)Writer, screenwriter
Years active1960–2015
Natasha Riehle
(m. 1959; died 2013)

Sir Ronald Harwood, CBE, FRSL (born Ronald Horwitz; 9 November 1934 – 8 September 2020) was a South African-born British author, playwright and screenwriter. He was known for his screenplays The Dresser and The Pianist. He won the 2003 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He also wrote the screenplay for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007).

Harwood died at his home in Sussex on 8 September 2020, at age 85.[1]

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  1. Singh, Anita (8 September 2020). "Sir Ronald Harwood, Oscar-winning screenwriter and playwright, dies at 85". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 8 September 2020.

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