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Tom Wolfe was born on March 2, 1931 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Thomas Kennerly Wolfe Jr. He is a writer and actor, known for The Right Stuff (1983), Salinger (2013) and The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990). He is married to Sheila. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

The Right Stuff
(1983)
Salinger
Salinger Himself
(2013)

Filmography

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 1998 Almost Heroes (written by)
 1988 WTTW Journal Top Guns of '43 (TV Series documentary)
 1983 The Right Stuff (based on the book by)
 1973 The Last American Hero (articles)
 1970 One Pair of Eyes (TV Series documentary) (narrative script - 1 episode)
- Happiness Is Wheel Shaped (1970) ... (narrative script)
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Other Works:

Book: "Hooking Up." See more »

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6 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[on being asked if he read the reviews of his books] Oh, I pretend to be like Arnold Bennett, the British novelist who was very popular in the '20s and '30s, He was considered a light-weight, so he didn't get particularly good reviews. He would say, 'I don't read my reviews. I measure them.' But if they come to my attention, I'll read them and I'll suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous ... See more »

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Two children, Alexandra and Tommy. See more »

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