Oscar Artists: Harwood, Ronald–Oscar Winning Screenwriter

Ronald Harwood (born Ronald Horwitz; November 9, 1934) is an African-born British author, playwright and screenwriter.

He is noted for his plays for the British stage and the screenplays for The Dresser, for which he was nominated for an Oscar, and The Pianist, for which he won the 2003 Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay.

He was nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007).