Thomas Rickman (writer)

Thomas "Tom" Rickman (February 8, 1940 – September 3, 2018)[1] was an American film director, playwright, and screenwriter best known for his work on Coal Miner's Daughter, Hooper, Tuesdays with Morrie and Truman.[2] Well known for other major movies such as Everybody's All-American (1988) as per IMDb.

Thomas Rickman
Born(1940-02-08)February 8, 1940
Sharpe, Kentucky, United States of America
DiedSeptember 3, 2018(2018-09-03) (aged 78)
Other namesTom Rickman
EducationAFI Conservatory
OccupationScreenwriter, film director

In 1975, his stage play Balaam premiered at the Pasadena Repertory Theatre in Pasadena, California's historic The Hotel Carver, under artistic director Duane Waddell, directed by Gill Dennis, starring Academy Award nominated Elizabeth Hartman, Peter Brandon, Howard Whalen, and was the theatrical debut of Ed Harris.

He was in the first class at the AFI Conservatory.

He was born in Sharpe, Kentucky.


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