1936 (age 79–80)|
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
- Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
- Bound for Glory (1976)
- Alice (1976–1985)
- Mommie Dearest (1981)
- Sweet Dreams (1985)
- Stella (1990)
- Point of No Return (1993)
- This Boy's Life (1993)
- The Client (1994)
- 1975: nominated for an Academy Award and Writers Guild of America Award for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.
- 1976: won a BAFTA Award for Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.
- 1977: nominated for an Academy Award and WGA Award for Bound for Glory.
- 1982: won a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay for Mommie Dearest.