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Katherine Anne Porter (III) (1890–1980)

American writer and novelist Katherine Anne Porter was born at Indian Creek, TX, in 1890. She was raised in Texas and Louisiana, and educated in small convent schools. A writer almost since birth--she started writing at age three, she said, "as soon as I learned to form letters on paper"--she did not attempt to get anything published until she was ... See full bio »

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Known For

Ship of Fools
Ship of Fools Writer
(1965)
The Fig Tree
The Fig Tree Writer
(1987)
The Martyr
The Martyr Writer
(2010)

Filmography

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 2010 The Martyr (Short) (short story)
 1990 The Circus (TV Movie) (short story)
 1987 The Fig Tree (TV Movie) (story)
 1986 American Masters (TV Series documentary) (stories - 1 episode)
 1985 American Playhouse (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Noon Wine (1985) ... (story)
 1980 The Jilting of Granny Weatherall (TV Movie) (story)
 1966 ABC Stage 67 (TV Series) (short novel - 1 episode)
- Noon Wine (1966) ... (short novel)
 1965 Ship of Fools (novel)
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1964) ... (story)
 1961 Camera Three (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Cracked Looking Glass (1961) ... (story)
 1956 Climax! (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1956) ... (story)
 1952 Rebound (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Witness (1952) ... (story)
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 1962 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Herself
- The Beauty of a Woman (1962) ... Herself
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Other Works:

Story: "No Safe Harbor". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[about her writing career] I did not choose this vocation, and if I had any say in the matter, I would not have chosen it. See more »

Trivia:

According to authors Michael Corcoran and Arnie Bernstein, Porter appeared in several films at Essenay alongside Gloria Swanson who was just breaking into films as a teenager at the time. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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