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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 Goodbye, Columbus (1969). He was previously married to Claire Bloom and Margaret Martinson. See full bio »
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 2016 Indignation (based on the novel by) / (novel) (filming)
 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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 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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 2009-2011 La grande librairie (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 13 October 2011 (2011) ... Himself
- Episode dated 28 October 2010 (2010) ... Himself
- Episode #2.6 (2009) ... Himself
 2011 Roth on Roth (TV Movie documentary)
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 2008 Miradas 2 (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode dated 18 April 2008 (2008) ... Himself
 2006 Mark Lawson Talks to... (TV Series)
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- Philip Roth (2006) ... Himself
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Portnoy's Complaint" (filmed as Portnoy's Complaint (1972)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 14 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on the European preoccupation with America] The power in any society is with those who get to impose the fantasy. It is no longer, as it was for centuries throughout Europe, the church that imposes its fantasy, as it did for 12 years in Nazi Germany and for 69 years in the Soviet Union. Now the fantasy that prevails is the all-consuming, voraciously consumed popular culture, seemingly sponsored ... See more »

Trivia:

His first wife Margaret Martinson, who died in 1968, five years after her separation from Roth, is the inspiration for several characters such as Maureen in "My Life as A Man" (1974). See more »

Trademark:

Writes and sets his novels around Newark, New Jersey

Nickname:

Bard of Newark

Star Sign:

Pisces

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