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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 3 wins & 4 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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His novel, "The Witches of Eastwick,"was adapted in a musical production at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in London, England with Ian McShane, Lucie Arnaz, Maria Friedman, Joanna Riding, and Rosemary Ashe in the cast. See more »

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

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My grandmother died a few days short of her one-hundredth birthday, and [near the end] her only memories were the ones that made her laugh or cry. She would be laughing, telling a story, and suddenly her face would darken because half the people in it were dead. I thought, 'This is it. This is what you do. You think of the funniest fucking thing you can think of and then you turn on a dime until ... See more »

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Wrote the adaptation of "The Cider House Rules" over a period of 13 years. See more »

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