Nominated for Oscars for his screenplays for 2005’s Munich and 2012’s Lincoln. He also received the Pulitzer Award for Play for his 1993 play Angels in the us. He received a Bachelor of Arts level in Medieval Research from Colombia in 1978. He received a Country wide Medal of Arts from Leader Barack Obama in 2013. His relationship to Tag Harris was the initial same-sex marriage to become featured within the Vows column of THE BRAND NEW York Situations. His screenplays for Munich and Lincoln had been both converted to films aimed by Steven Spielberg.