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Russell Banks was born on March 28, 1940 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Affliction (1997) and The Moor (2005). He has been married to Chase Twichell since 1989. He was previously married to Mary Gunst and Kathy Walton. See full bio »
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 2010 Trailerpark (novel)
 2005 The Moor (Short) (short story)
 1997 Affliction (novel)
 1997 The Sweet Hereafter (novel)
 1991 The Hidden Room (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- A Type of Love Story (1991) ... (short story)
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 1997 The Sweet Hereafter
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 2002 Ararat (thanks)
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 2014 Algren (Documentary)
 2012 The Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #8.158 (2012) ... Himself
 2012 Overheard (TV Series)
Himself - interviewee
- Russell Banks (2012) ... Himself - interviewee
 2011 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 December 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2009 Ànima (TV Series)
- Episode #1.29 (2009) ... Himself
 2006 Amérique, notre histoire (TV Movie documentary) (voice)
 2006 Paris Stories: The Writing of Mavis Gallant (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Reading Alistair MacLeod (Documentary)

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Two of his novels were made into films on the same year: The Sweet Hereafter (1997) and Affliction (1997). Both were nominated for two Oscars each but only Affliction (1997) won an Oscar.

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