13 Facts About Akiva Goldsman


Akiva Goldsman is known for making motion pictures and adaptations of popular novels.

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Akiva Goldsman wrote more than a dozen episodes for the science fiction television series Fringe.

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In 2002, Akiva Goldsman received the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.

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In 2006, Akiva Goldsman re-teamed with A Beautiful Mind director Ron Howard to adapt Dan Brown's novel The Da Vinci Code for Howard's film.

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Akiva Goldsman is known for co-developing the DC Comics TV series Titans and the Paramount Plus series Star Trek: Picard, a sequel to Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Nemesis.

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Akiva Goldsman is the co-creator of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, a prequel to Star Trek: The Original Series.

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Akiva Goldsman was born in New York City to Jewish parents and raised in Brooklyn Heights.

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Akiva Goldsman received his bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University and attended the graduate fiction-writing program at New York University.

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Akiva Goldsman made his feature film directing debut with Winter's Tale, a film adaption of the Mark Helprin novel, starting Colin Farrell, Russell Crowe, Jessica Brown Findlay, Jennifer Connelly, Will Smith and William Hurt.

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Akiva Goldsman directed the horror thriller film Stephanie with Frank Grillo in the leading role.

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Akiva Goldsman was revealed in September 2018 to have been on the writing staff for Star Trek: Picard, revolving around the later years of the character of Jean-Luc Picard.

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In 2020, Akiva Goldsman was revealed to be the creator and showrunner of the forthcoming CBS series, Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.

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In 2004, Akiva Goldsman founded Weed Road Pictures as an independent production company to produce, develop and finance films and other forms of entertainment properties.

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