Thomas Rickman (writer)
Thomas "Tom" Rickman (February 8, 1940 – September 3, 2018) was an American film director, playwright, and screenwriter best known for his work on Coal Miner's Daughter, Hooper, Tuesdays with Morrie and Truman. Well known for other major movies such as Everybody's All-American (1988) as per IMDb.
|Born||February 8, 1940|
Sharpe, Kentucky, United States of America
|Died||September 3, 2018 78)(aged|
|Other names||Tom Rickman|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, 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.
- "Tom Rickman, Screenwriter on 'Hooper' and 'Coal Miner's Daughter,' Dies at 78". hollywoodreporter.com. Retrieved October 2, 2018.
- "Thomas Rickman". The New York Times.