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Born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Mini Bio (1)

Germaine Greer was born on January 29, 1939 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is an actress and writer, known for Extras (2005), Absolutely Fabulous (1992) and Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not! (1997).

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Born at 6:00 am AEST.
Was briefly held hostage in her own home. [April 2000]
Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors." New Revision Series, Vol. 133, pp. 228-234. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.

Personal Quotes (8)

Is it too much to ask that women be spared the daily struggle for superhuman beauty in order to offer it to the caresses of a subhumanly ugly mate?
For convent girls sex is hugely attractive; dark, mysterious and very powerful.
Security is when everything is settled, when nothing can happen to you; security is the denial of life.
Scots are more romantic than the English.
I'm not talking about men in the same way that men talk about women, am I? I haven't referred to them in a disparaging way. I haven't called them chicks or birds.
[on transgender people] Just because you lop off your dick and then wear a dress doesn't make you a fucking woman. I've asked my doctor to give me long ears and liver spots and I'm going to wear a brown coat but that doesn't turn me into a fucking Cocker Spaniel.
Sir Elton John and his "wife" David Furnish have entered on the birth certificate of their two sons that David Furnish is the mother. I'm sorry. That will give you an idea of how the concept of motherhood has emptied out. It's gone. It's been deconstructed.
[on male-to-female gender reassignment] I'm not saying that people should not be allowed to go through that procedure . All I'm saying is that it doesn't make them a woman.

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