David Newman


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David Newman (February 4, 1937 - June 27, 2003) was an American filmmaker. From the late 1960s through the early 1980s he frequently collaborated with Robert Benton. He was married to fellow writer Leslie Newman, with whom he had two children, until the time of his death. He died in 2003 of conditions from a stroke.

Newman studied at the University of Michigan. more »

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  • ''There's one thing I do know, son, and that is you are here for a reason.''
    David Newman (b. 1937), U.S. screenwriter, and Richard Donner. Jonathan Kent (Glenn Ford), SupermanThe Movie, speaking to young Clark Kent (1978).
  • ''You've got me? Who's got you?''
    David Newman (b. 1937), U.S. screenwriter, and Richard Donner. Lois Lane (Margot Kidder), SupermanThe Movie, as Superman rescues her in mid-air, their...
  • ''Can you read my mind? Do you know what it is that you do to me?''
    David Newman (b. 1937), U.S. screenwriter, and Richard Donner. Lois Lane (Margot Kidder), SupermanThe Movie, her thoughts as she flies with Superman (...
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