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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), Billy Bathgate (1991) and Daniel (1983). 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)
Billy Bathgate
(1991)
Daniel
Daniel Writer
(1983)
Jolene
Jolene Writer
(2008)

Filmography

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 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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 1976 Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson
Adviser to President Grover Cleveland (uncredited)
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 1983 Daniel (executive producer)
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 2014 In Confidence (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Guest
- E. L. Doctorow (2014) ... Himself - Guest
 1998-2014 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Episode dated 29 January 2014 (2014) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 2 January 2006 (2006) ... Himself
- Episode dated 20 January 1998 (1998) ... Himself - Guest
 2013 Salinger (Documentary)
Himself
 1999 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- New York: Part V - Cosmopolis (1999) ... Himself
 1999 New York: A Documentary Film (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Commentator
- The Country and the City (1609-1825) (1999) ... Himself - Commentator
 1999 The Century: America's Time (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
- 1914-1919: Shell Shock (1999) ... Himself
 1998 Great Performances (TV Series)
Himself
- Creating Ragtime (1998) ... Himself
 1997 Ragtime: The American Premiere (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1990 Greenwich Village Writers: The Bohemian Legacy (Video documentary)
Himself / Reader
 1990 Great Performances: Dance in America (TV Series)
Himself
- Bob Fosse: Steam Heat (1990) ... Himself
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 2015 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 22 July 2015 (2015) ... Himself
 2012 Welcome to the Basement (TV Series)
Himself
- More Lost Highway (2012) ... Himself
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Other Works:

Novel: "World's Fair" (1985) See more »

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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

In the dark Bronx days of the Great Depression, I lived on a street named after the brook or burn that once flowed through it. I came down the front steps of my house into a world that was sunny, warm, and clean. Nobody in the neighborhood owned a car, and so the street belonged to the kids. It was our stickball field, our flea market. We flipped pennies against a wall, traded baseball cards, ... See more »

Trivia:

Studied with the poet and critic John Crowe Ransom at Kenyon College in Ohio, where he earned a bachelor's degree, then spent a year in the graduate program in drama at Columbia, where he met his wife, Helen Setzer, then an aspiring actress. See more »

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