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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) (pre-production)
 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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Other Works:

Novel: "The Plot Against America" See more »

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

[on retiring from writing] Everybody has a hard job. All real work is hard. My work happened also to be undoable. Morning after morning for fifty years I faced the next page, defenseless and unprepared. Wrting for me was a feat of self-preservation. If I did not do it, I would die. So I did it. Obstinacy, not talent, saved my life. It was also my good luck that happiness didn't matter to me and I... See more »

Trivia:

Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Volume 170, pages 349-361. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, Cengage Learning, 2008. See more »

Trademark:

Writes and sets his novels around Newark, New Jersey

Nickname:

Bard of Newark

Star Sign:

Pisces

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