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Margaret Atwood


Margaret Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Margaret Eleanor Atwood. She is a writer and actress, known for Payback (2012), The Handmaid's Tale (1990) and The Robber Bride (2007). She was previously married to James Polk. See full bio »
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 2012/I Payback (Documentary) (book)
 2007 The Robber Bride (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 2004 The Sin Eater (Short) (short story)
 2002 The Blind Assassin (novel)
 1990 The Handmaid's Tale (novel)
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heaven on Earth (1987) ... (writer)
 1981 Surfacing (novel)
 1981 For the Record (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Snowbird (1981) ... (writer)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Surfacing" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

Publication on social media is in part a performance, as is everything 'social' that human beings do; but what happens when that brightly lit arena expands so much that there is no green room in which the mascara can be removed, no cluttered, imperfect backstage where we can be 'ourselves'? What happens to us if we must be 'on' all the time? Then we're in the twenty-four-hour glare of the ... See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the O.C. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on December 17, 1973 and the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on June 21, 1981 for her services to literature. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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