Happy Birthday: Tom Stoppard

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tomstoppardHappy Birthday actor Tom Stoppard

Born: July 3, 1937 in Zlín, Czechoslovakia [now in Czech Republic]

Married to: Sabrina Guinness (2014 – present)
Miriam Stoppard (1972 – 1992) (divorced) (2 children)
Jose Ingle (1962 – 1972) (divorced) (2 children)

He worked as script doctor and re-write uncredited on: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), Sleepy Hollow (1999), K-19: The Widowmaker (2002), and others.

OSCAR Winner for Best Screenplay (Shakespeare in Love)

QUOTES:

[In 1968] I was asked to sign a protest against “censorship” after a newspaper declined to publish somebody’s manifesto. “But that isn’t censorship,” I said. “That’s editing. In Russia you go to prison for possessing a copy of Animal Farm. That’s censorship.”

[In 1968] A few miles away across the Channel, clashes between protesters and riot police were affairs of burning cars, overturned buses and buildings turned to rubble. Our own street-fighting man was only rock ‘n’…

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