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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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  American Pastoral (novel) (filming)
  The Humbling (novel) (filming)
 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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 2013 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
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- Philip Roth: Unmasked (2013) ... Himself
 2013 Philip Roth: Unmasked
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 2011 Roth on Roth (TV Movie documentary)
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 2009 La grande librairie (TV Series)
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- Episode #2.6 (2009) ... Himself
 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: "Letting Go" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Interviews | 14 Articles | See more »
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Whoever looks for the writer's thinking in the words and thoughts of his characters is looking in the wrong direction. Seeking out a writer's 'thoughts' violates the richness of the mixture that is the very hallmark of the novel. The thought of the novelist that matters most is the thought that makes him a novelist. The thought of the novelist lies not in the remarks of his characters or even in ... See more »

Trivia:

Former stepfather of opera singer Anna Steiger. See more »

Trademark:

Writes and sets his novels around Newark, New Jersey

Nickname:

Bard of Newark

Star Sign:

Pisces

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