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Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1922–2007)

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Slaughterhouse-Five (1972), Breakfast of Champions (1999) and Mother Night (1996). He was married to Jill Krementz and Jane Marie Cox. He died on April 11, 2007 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Slaughterhouse-Five
(1972)
Mother Night
Mother Night Writer
(1996)
Harrison Bergeron
(1995)

Filmography

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 2018 Bluebeard (novel) (pre-production)
 2016 2BR02B: To Be or Naught to Be (Short) (short story) (completed)
 2016 2BR02b (Short) (short story)
 2016 The Last Day of Charley E. Rays (Short) (original story)
 2014 The Big Trip Up Yonder (Short) (story)
 2012 A Man Without a Country (Documentary) (book)
 2010 Covek iz Bagomba (Short) (short story "Bagombo Snuff Box")
 2009 2081 (Short) (based on the short story "Harrison Bergeron" by)
 2008 Epicac (Short) (short story)
 2006 Harrison Bergeron (Short) (story)
 1999 Breakfast of Champions (book)
 1996 Mother Night (novel - as Kurt Vonnegut)
 1995 Harrison Bergeron (TV Movie) (story)
 1991-1993 Monkey House (TV Series) (short story - 7 episodes)
- The Foster Portfolio (1993) ... (short story)
- More Stately Mansions (1993) ... (short story)
- Fortitude (1993) ... (short story)
- Epicac (1992) ... (short story)
- The Euphio Question (1991) ... (short story)
 1987 Long Walk to Forever (Short) (story)
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1982)
- Displaced Person (1985) ... (novel)
- Who Am I This Time? (1982) ... (story)
 1982 Slapstick of Another Kind (novel "Slapstick" - as Kurt Vonnegut)
 1980 Deer in the Works (Short) (story)
 1977 Karikakramäng (story - segment "Promenaad", as Kurt Vonnegut)
 1975 Next Door (Short) (story)
 1974 Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love (TV Movie) (story - segment "Epicac")
 1972 Slaughterhouse-Five (novel "Slaughterhouse-Five Or The Children's Crusade")
 1972 Between Time and Timbuktu (TV Movie) (various writings)
 1971 Happy Birthday, Wanda June (play) / (screenplay)
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Runaways (1961) ... (story)
 1955-1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Auf Wiedersehen (1958) ... (story - teleplay)
- D.P. (1955) ... (story)
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (based on a story by - 1 episode)
- The Road Ahead (1954) ... (based on a story by)
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Other Works:

Playwright: "Timesteps" See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 21 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Kurt Vonnegut

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

When [Ernest Hemingway] killed himself he put a period at the end of his life; old age is more like a semicolon. See more »

Trivia:

Kurt Vonnegut has been referred to in numerous teen-themed movies: in Footloose (1984), Kevin Bacon argues the merits of the novel "Slaughterhouse Five" with the town minister; in Varsity Blues (1999), James Van Der Beek (as a high-school backup QB) reads "Slaughterhouse Five" instead of his team's play-book; James Marsden discovers William Sadler's supposedly retarded janitor reading "... See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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