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Philip Roth was born on March 19, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Philip Milton Roth. He is a writer, known for The Human Stain (2003), Elegy (2008) and Indignation (2016). He was previously married to Claire Bloom and Margaret Martinson. See full bio »

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Known For

The Human Stain
(2003)
Elegy
Elegy Writer
(2008)
Indignation
Indignation Writer
(2016)
Goodbye, Columbus
(1969)

Filmography

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 2016 American Pastoral (based on the novel by)
 2016 Indignation (based on the novel by)
 2014 The Humbling (novel)
 2008/I Elegy (novel "The Dying Animal")
 2003 The Human Stain (novel)
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1984) (novel - 1 episode, 1984)
- The Ghost Writer (1984) ... (adaptation) / (novel)
 1972 Portnoy's Complaint (novel)
 1969 Goodbye, Columbus (novel)
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Contest for Aaron Gold (1960) ... (story)
 1960 Battle of Blood Island (story "Expect the Vandals")
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 2009-2015 La grande librairie (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode dated 19 March 2015 (2015) ... Himself
- Episode #4.7 (2011) ... Himself
- Episode #3.8 (2010) ... Himself
- Episode #2.6 (2009) ... Himself
 2014 Imagine (TV Series documentary)
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- Philip Roth Unleashed, Part Two (2014) ... Himself
- Philip Roth Unleashed, Part One (2014) ... Himself
 2013 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
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- Philip Roth: Unmasked (2013) ... Himself
 2013 Philip Roth: Unmasked
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 2011 Philip Roth, sans complexe (TV Movie documentary)
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 2008 Miradas 2 (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Episode dated 18 April 2008 (2008) ... Himself
 2006 Mark Lawson Talks to... (TV Series)
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- Philip Roth (2006) ... Himself
 2002 Vol de nuit (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 3 September 2002 (2002) ... Himself
 1998 Un siècle d'écrivains (TV Series documentary)
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- Philip Roth (1998) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "The Dying Animal" (filmed as Elegy (2008)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 14 Articles | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

You know, I needed my life as a springboard for my fiction. I have to have something solid under my feet when I write. I'm not a fantasist. I bounce up and down on the diving board and I go into the water of fiction. But I've got to begin in life so I can pump life into it throughout. See more »

Trivia:

Has been a candidate to win the Nobel Prize in Literature for many years. See more »

Trademark:

Writes and sets his novels around Newark, New Jersey

Nickname:

Bard of Newark

Star Sign:

Pisces

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