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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 14 January 1952Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Maureen Dowd was born on January 14, 1952 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She is an actress, known for Meet the Press (1947), IFC News: 2008 Uncut (2007) and Real Time with Bill Maher (2003).

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Pulitzer-prize winning New York Times columnist, based in Washington, D.C. Has worked for the Times since 1983, when she joined as a metropolitan reporter.
In 1973, received a B.A. in English from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
Youngest of five children, was born in Washington, D.C., where her father (who was born in County Clare in Ireland) worked as a Washington, D.C. police inspector.
Began career in 1974 as an editorial assistant for the Washington Star where she later became a sports columnist, metropolitan reporter and feature writer. When the newspaper closed in 1981, went to work at Time.
Named a Woman of the Year by Glamour magazine in 1996. Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for distinguished commentary. In 2000, won the Damon Runyon Award for outstanding contributions to journalism.
Release of her book, "Are Men Necessary?: When Sexes Collide".
Release of her book, "Bushworld: Enter At Your Own Risk".

Personal Quotes (1)

[on the 'historical' films of 2012] This Oscar season is rife with contenders who bank on the authenticity of their film until it's challenged, and then fall back on the 'Hey, it's only a movie' defense.

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