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Date of Birth 27 January 1931Montréal, Québec, Canada
Date of Death 3 July 2001Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Mordecai Richler was born on January 27, 1931 in Montréal, Québec, Canada. He was a writer and actor, known for Fun with Dick and Jane (2005), Barney's Version (2010) and The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (1974). He was married to Florence Richler. He died on July 3, 2001 in Montréal.

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Florence Richler (1961 - 3 July 2001) (his death) (5 children)

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Children: sons Jacob, Daniel Richler, Noah Richler; daughters Emma Richler, Marfa Richler.
He was awarded the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on December 15, 2000 for his services to Canadian Literature.
Canadian-Jewish novelist and essayist, the son of a scrap yard dealer. Worked briefly at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 1952, before moving to London in 1954, where he published seven of his ten novels. He also worked as a journalist. Most of his novels deal with the conflict between Jew and Gentile.

Personal Quotes (1)

Wherever I travel, I'm too late. The orgy has moved elsewhere.

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