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E.L. Doctorow (1931–2015)


E.L. Doctorow was born on January 6, 1931 in New York City, New York, USA as Edgar Lawrence Doctorow. He was a writer and actor, known for Ragtime (1981), Daniel (1983) and Billy Bathgate (1991). He was married to Helen Setzer. He died on July 21, 2015 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Ragtime
Ragtime Writer
(1981)
Daniel
Daniel Writer
(1983)
Billy Bathgate
(1991)
Jolene
Jolene Writer
(2008)

Filmography

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 2016 Wakefield (short story)
 2008 Jolene (story "Jolene: A Life")
 1991 Billy Bathgate (book)
 1983 Daniel (novel "The Book of Daniel") / (screenplay)
 1981 Ragtime (based on the novel by)
 1967 Welcome to Hard Times (novel "Welcome to Hard Times")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Playwright: "Drinks Before Dinner". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Edgar Lawrence Doctorow
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Personal Quote:

[testifying before a U.S government funding committee,1981] The truth is, if you're going to take away the lunches of schoolchildren, the pensions of miners who've contacted black lung, the storefront legal services of the poor who are otherwise stunned into insensibility by the magnitude of their troubles, you might as well get rid of poets, artists and musicians. If you're planning to scrap ... See more »

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Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 133, pp. 184-191. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005. See more »

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