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Margaret Atwood (I)


Margaret Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Margaret Eleanor Atwood. She is a writer and actress, known for The Handmaid's Tale (1990), Payback (2012) and The Robber Bride (2007). She was previously married to James Polk. See full bio »

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Known For

The Handmaid's Tale
(1990)
Payback
Payback Writer
(2012)
The Robber Bride
(2007)
Surfacing
Surfacing Writer
(1981)

Filmography

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 2017 Alias Grace (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 6 episodes) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
 2017 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 10 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.9 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
 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:

Stage play: The Penelopiad - Playwright (based on her own novella) 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:

Plague has hung over human history. The biggest human extinction was after 1492 in North and South America when the mortality rate was ninety- five per cent, which is enormous. But again, I'm giving you grounds for optimism: there were enough to continue. The five per cent who made it through are what you need to survive a bottleneck. 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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