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Born in New Hampshire, Irving is married and has three sons. He lives in Vermont and Toronto. See full bio »
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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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 2004 The Door in the Floor (novel "A Widow for One Year")
 1999 The Cider House Rules (novel) / (screenplay)
 1998 Simon Birch (novel "A Prayer For Owen Meany" - suggestion)
 1984 The Hotel New Hampshire (novel)
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(June 12 to September 27, 1998) His novel, "The Cider House Rules," (a new play in two parts), was adapted by Peter Parnell at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Tom Beyer, Jillian Armenante, Jane Carr, Josh Hamilton, Kevin Jackson, Brenda Wehle and Michael Winters in the cast. Tom Hulce and Jane Jones... See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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[on his novel 'In One Person] 'The World According to Garp' was about intolerance of sexual differences. Well, here is that subject again - this time from the point-of-view of a bisexual man. Too bad that sexual intolerance doesn't go away. The situation for gay rights is a little better than it used to be, but there are still troglodytes opposed to gay marriage. The Republican presidential ... See more »

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John has two children, Colin (33) and Brendan (28) from his first marriage. He has a third son, Everett (age 6 as of May, 1998), from his current marriage. See more »

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