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Salman Rushdie


He married the actress Padma Lakshmi, the hostess of "Padma's Passport," and dedicatee of his eighth novel, "Fury" (2001), on 17th April 2004. The late Ayatollah Khomeini declared a fatwa against him for the novel "The Satanic Verses" on 14th February 1989. He is currently completing a ninth novel. Prior to becoming a full time novelist, he ... See full bio »
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 2017 Curb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series)
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- A Disturbance in the Kitchen (2017) ... Salman Rushdie
 2015 Concerning the Bodyguard (Short) (voice)
 2014 W1A (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.1 (2014) ... Salman Rushdie
 2014 River of Fundament
Wake Guest
 2012 Midnight's Children
Narrator (voice)
 2011 Odd Streets Run West (Short)
 2007 Then She Found Me
Dr. Masani
 2000 U2: The Ground Beneath Her Feet (Video short)
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Other Works:

Novel: "Shame" See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Portrayal | 4 Interviews | 22 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Sir Salman Rushdie

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

The suicide bomber's imagination leads him to believe in a brilliant act of heroism, when in fact he is blowing himself up pointlessly and taking other people's lives. See more »

Trivia:

Sentenced to death in 1989 for his book "The Satanic Verses" by the Ruhollah Khomeyni, who proclaimed the book to be an insult to the Islamic religion. He has lived under police protection ever since. Since the Ayatollah's death, he has become a slightly more public person. See more »

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