Nicholas Pileggi Biography (1933-)

Born February 22, 1933, in New York, NY; son of Nick (a shoe store owner) andSusan (Defaslo) Pileggi; married Nora Ephron (a writer and director). Career: Writer and producer. Associated Press, New York City, reporter, 1956-68; New York(magazine), New York City, contributing editor, beginningin 1968. Member: PEN, Players Club. Awards, Honors: British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award, best adapted screenplay, Academy Award nomination, best writing, screenplay based on material from another medium, Golden Globe Award nomination, best screenplay--motion picture, Writers Guild of America Screen Award nomination, best screenplay based on material fromanother medium, and Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination, Mystery Writers of America, best motion picture, all with Martin Scorsese, all 1991, for GoodFellas; awards from the New York State Bar Association and the Detective Association. Addresses: Agent: Sterling Lord, 660 Madison Ave., New York,NY 10021.

Writer, producer
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February 22, 1933
New York, New York, United States

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