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About Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard is a renowned Czechoslovakian-born British screenwriter and playwright famed for his work on plays such as The Real Thing and Every Good Boy Deserves Favor. He is also known for co-writing the screenplays for popular films such as 1987's Empire of the Sun and 1998's Shakespeare in Love. He is regarded as one of the most important people in British culture.
He was married to Jose Ingles from 1962 to 1972. The marriage produced two children. From 1972 to 1992, he was married to Miriam Stoppard, with whom he also had two children. In 2014, he got married to his third wife television producer Sabrina Guinness.
Throughout his career, he has won numerous awards, including multiple Tony Awards and an Academy Award for his work on Shakespeare in Love. In 1978, he was honored with the Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to drama.
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Famous quotes by Tom Stoppard
A healthy attitude is contagious but don't wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.Tom Stoppard
Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.Tom Stoppard
Any revival in which I am involved is liable to change.Tom Stoppard
Back in the East you can't do much without the right papers, but with the right papers you can do anything The believe in papers. Papers are power.Tom Stoppard
Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.Tom Stoppard
From as long as, literally as far back as I can remember I've liked puns, word jokes, I can literally recall looking at a comic at the age of six or seven and I remember what I enjoyed and what it was precisely and how the joke worked.Tom Stoppard
From principles is derived probability, but truth or certainty is obtained only from facts.Tom Stoppard
I don't act, I don't direct, I don't design.Tom Stoppard
I like pop music. I consider rock 'n' roll to be a branch of pop music.Tom Stoppard
I still believe that if your aim is to change the world, journalism is a more immediate short-term weapon.Tom Stoppard
I think age is a very high price to pay for maturity.Tom Stoppard
I think that the present is worth attention, one shouldn't sacrifice it to future conceptions of, of this future or that future.Tom Stoppard
I was delighted to not go to university. I couldn't wait to be out of education.Tom Stoppard
I was interested by the idea that artists working in a totalitarian dictatorship or tsarist autocracy are secretly and slightly shamefully envied by artists who work in freedom. They have the gratification of intense interest: the authorities want to put them in jail, while there are younger readers for whom what they write is pure oxygen.Tom Stoppard
I write out of my intellectual experience.Tom Stoppard
It is not hard to understand modern art. If it hangs on a wall it's a painting, and if you can walk around it it's a sculpture.Tom Stoppard
It's not the voting that's democracy it's the counting.Tom Stoppard
My work always tried to unite the true with the beautiful but when I had to choose one or the other, I usually chose the beautiful.Tom Stoppard
Skill without imagination is craftsmanship and gives us many useful objects such as wickerwork picnic baskets. Imagination without skill gives us modern art.Tom Stoppard
The House of Lords, an illusion to which I have never been able to subscribe - responsibility without power, the prerogative of the eunuch throughout the ages.Tom Stoppard
Well I believe in the desirability of an optimal society.Tom Stoppard
You can't but know that if you can capture the emotions of the audience as well as their minds, the play will work better, because it's a narrative art form.Tom Stoppard
Tom Stoppard's Popularity
Tom Stoppard is a famous Czech-English playwright, who was born on July 3, 1937. As a person born on this date, Tom Stoppard is listed in our database as the 26th most popular celebrity for the day (July 3) and the 30th most popular for the year (1937).
People born on July 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Tom Stoppard is the 1098th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Tom Stoppard's birthday, Tom Stoppard is the 1st most famous Czech-English.
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