Marc Norman

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Marc Norman (born 1941, Los Angeles, California) is an American screenwriter.


With Tom Stoppard, Norman won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in the 71st Academy Awards of 1998, for his script of Shakespeare in Love; he also shared in the Best Picture Oscar for the film as co-producer. Norman and Stoppard also won the Silver Bear for an outstanding single achievement at the 49th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]

Other screenwriting credits include the films Cutthroat Island and The Aviator (1985).

He wrote an episode of the Mission: Impossible TV series.


Norman is the author of Bike Riding in Los Angeles. A Novel (New York: Dutton 1972) and What Happens Next?: A History of Hollywood Screenwriting (New York: Harmony Books 2007; UK: Aurum Press 2008).


  1. ^ "Berlinale: 1999 Prize Winners". Retrieved 2012-02-04. 

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