William Goldman, Oscar winner for ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,’ dies at 87
NEW YORK -- William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" and "All the President's Men" and summed up the mystery of making a box office hit by declaring "Nobody knows anything," has died. He was 87. Goldman's daughter Jenny said her father died early Friday in New York because of complications from colon cancer and pneumonia.