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British screenwriter


Simon Beaufoy is a British screenwriter. Born in Keighley, he was educated at Malsis School in Cross Hills Ermysted's Grammar School and Sedbergh School, he read English at St Peter's College, Oxford and graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth. He won the 2009 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for Slumdog Millionaire as well as winning a Golden Globe and a BAFTA award. Beaufoy has recently completed adaptatations of The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday.

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 There are certain places in the universe you never imagine standing. For me, it's the moon, the South Pole, the Miss World podium and here. 
— Simon Beaufoy on receiving the Oscar for the best adapted screenplay in 2009 / February 23, 2009
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