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Charlie Kaufman is a screenwriter, director and producer. In 1999, he was listed as one of the “Ten Scribes to Watch.” This was the year he wrote Being John Malkovich.
Kaufman has been nominated for four Academy Awards: twice for Best Original Screenplay for Being John Malkovich and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (winning for the latter), Best Adapted Screenplay (with his fictional brother) for Adaptation, and Best Animated Feature for Anomalisa. He has also won two BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplays and one BAFTA Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Being John Malkovich, Adaptation and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, appear on the Writers Guild of America's list of the 101 greatest movie screenplays ever written.