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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 The Humbling (2014). He was previously married to Claire Bloom and Margaret Martinson. See full bio »
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 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: "The Breast" See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

It's been a good time for the novel in America, but I can't say I know what accounts for it. Maybe it's the absence of certain things that somewhat accounts for it. The American novelist's indifference to, if not contempt for, 'critical' theory. Aesthetic freedom unhampered by all the high-and-mighty isms and their humorlessness.. Writing that is uncontaminated by political propaganda - or even ... See more »

Trivia:

Won the National Book Award twice, in 1960 for "Goodbye, Columbus" and in 1995 for "Sabbath's Theater". See more »

Trademark:

Writes and sets his novels around Newark, New Jersey

Nickname:

Bard of Newark

Star Sign:

Pisces

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