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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 Bill Cunningham New York (2010). 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:

Novel: "A Man in Full". See more »

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

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Personal Quote:

[on visiting a strip club to explore some background for a novel] I'd shaken the hands of about five girls - only they don't shake hands. Their greeting is to clasp you on the inside of the thigh. Very friendly. I had on a necktie. I guess nobody else did in the whole place. See more »

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Counts Charles Dickens and Émile Zola among his literary heroes. See more »

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