Christopher Hampton

Christopher Hampton at the [[Odessa International Film Festival]], 2016 Sir Christopher James Hampton (born 26 January 1946) is a British playwright, screenwriter, translator and film director. He is best known for his play ''Les Liaisons Dangereuses'' based on the novel of the same name and the film adaptation. He has twice received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, for ''Dangerous Liaisons'' (1988) and ''The Father'' (2020), and was also nominated for ''Atonement'' (2007).

Hampton is also known for his work in the theatre including ''Les Liaisons Dangereuses'', and ''The Philanthropist''. He also translated the plays ''The Seagull'' (2008), ''God of Carnage'' (2009), ''The Father'' (2016), and ''The Height of the Storm'' (2019). He also wrote the books and lyrics for musical ''Sunset Boulevard'' (1995) and its revival in 2016. He received two Tony Awards for Book of a Musical and Best Original Score. Provided by Wikipedia
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