|Born||February 8, 1940|
Sharpe, Kentucky, U.S.
|Died||September 3, 2018 78)(aged|
|Other names||Tom Rickman|
|Occupation||Screenwriter, film director|
Thomas "Tom" Rickman (February 8, 1940 – September 3, 2018)was an American film director and screenwriter best known for his work on Coal Miner's Daughter , Hooper , Tuesdays with Morrie and Truman . Well known for other major movies such as Everybody's All-American (1988) as per IMDb.
Coal Miner's Daughter is a 1980 American biographical musical film directed by Michael Apted from a screenplay written by Tom Rickman. It follows the story of country music singer Loretta Lynn from her birth in a poor family and getting married at 15 to her rise as one of the most successful country musicians. Based on Lynn's 1976 biography of the same name by George Vecsey, the film stars Sissy Spacek as Lynn. Tommy Lee Jones, Beverly D'Angelo and Levon Helm are featured in supporting roles. Ernest Tubb, Roy Acuff, and Minnie Pearl make cameo appearances as themselves.
Hooper is a 1978 American action comedy film directed by Hal Needham and stars Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, Jan-Michael Vincent, Brian Keith, Robert Klein, James Best and Adam West. The film serves as a tribute to stuntmen and stuntwomen in what was at one time an underrecognized profession.
Tuesdays with Morrie is a 1999 television film adaptation of Mitch Albom's book of the same title. Directed by Mick Jackson, it features Jack Lemmon in a role for which he won an Emmy award. The film was released on December 5, 1999.
He was in the first class at the AFI Conservatory.
He was born in Sharpe, Kentucky.
Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman was an English actor and director. Rickman trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and became a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), performing in modern and classical theatre productions. His first big television role came in 1982, but his big break was as the Vicomte de Valmont in the RSC stage production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses in 1985, and after the production transferred to Broadway in 1987 he was nominated for a Tony Award.
The City of Lafayette is a Home Rule Municipality located in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. The city population was 24,453 at the 2010 United States Census.
Thomas Avery "Tom" Whedon was an American television screenwriter.
Michael David Apted, is an English director, producer, writer and actor. One of the most prolific English film directors of his generation, he is known for directing: the Up series (1964–), the James Bond film The World Is Not Enough (1999) as well as Coal Miner's Daughter (1980), which received seven Academy Award nominations including for the Best Picture and Nell (1994), which received three Golden Globe Award and one Academy Award nominations.
The Winter Guest is a 1997 drama film directed by Alan Rickman and starring Phyllida Law and Emma Thompson.
The Coal Region is a historically important coal-mining area in Northeastern Pennsylvania in the central Ridge-and-valley Appalachian Mountains, comprising Lackawanna, Luzerne, Columbia, Carbon, Schuylkill, Northumberland, and the extreme northeast corner of Dauphin counties. Academics have made the distinction North Anthracite Coal Field and South Anthracite Coal Field, the lower region bearing the further classification Anthracite Uplands in physical geology. The Southern Coal Region can be further broken into the Southeastern and Southwestern Coal Regions, with the divide between the Little Schuylkill and easternmost tributary of the Schuylkill River with the additional divide line from the Lehigh watershed extended through Barnesville the determining basins.
Bernard Evslin was an American author best known for his adaptations of Greek mythology.
Snow Cake is a 2006 British/Canadian indie romantic comedy drama film directed by Marc Evans and starring Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Hampshire, and Callum Keith Rennie. It was released on 8 September 2006 in the UK.
Thomas John Ellis is a Welsh actor from Cardiff, Wales. He is best known for playing Gary Preston in the sitcom Miranda (2009–2015) and Lucifer Morningstar in the American television series Lucifer (2016–). Tom Ellis’ Butt Is the MVP of ‘Lucifer’ Season 4.
"Coal Miner's Daughter" is an autobiographical 1969 country music song written and performed by Loretta Lynn. Released in 1970, the song became Lynn's signature song, one of the genre's most widely known songs, and provided the basis for both her autobiography and a movie on her life.
The River Rat is a 1984 independent family film directed by Thomas Rickman and starring Tommy Lee Jones and Martha Plimpton. Filmed on location in Kentucky, on the banks of the Ohio River.
Coal Miner's Daughter is the sixteenth solo studio album by American country music singer-songwriter Loretta Lynn. It was released on January 4, 1971, by Decca Records.
Rickman is both a surname and a given name. As a surname, one origin is as the English version of the German surname Ryckman.
John W. Corso is an American art director. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Coal Miner's Daughter. Corso is a native of Wabash, Indiana.
John M. Dwyer was an American set decorator. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Art Direction for the film Coal Miner's Daughter, and won an Emmy Award in 1981 for The Gangster Chronicles. He worked on nearly 70 films and television shows from 1966 to 2004.
Coal Miner's Daughter: A Tribute to Loretta Lynn is a tribute album compiled by various music artists that is dedicated to country music icon Loretta Lynn. It was released in the United States on November 9, 2010 through Columbia Records. The release celebrates Lynn's 50th anniversary in the music industry.
Roger Heman was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound and was nominated for another one in the same category. His father was also a sound engineer and also won an Academy Award, for Best Effects, Special Effects for Crash Dive.
Thomas Herbert F. Lewin, known professionally as Tom Terriss, was a British actor, screenwriter and film director. After trying various occupations, he became an actor playing a variety of roles, beginning in 1890, in plays, pantomime and Edwardian musical comedy. After the First World War, he left the stage and pursued a decade-long film career. He was the brother of the musical comedy star Ellaline Terriss and son of leading man actor William Terriss.
Sharpe is an unincorporated community in Marshall County, Kentucky, United States.
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