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Louis Sachar


Louis Sachar was born on March 20, 1954 in East Meadow, New York, USA. He is a writer, known for Holes (2003), Wayside School (2005) and Sideways Stories from Wayside School. He has been married to Carla Jean Askew since May 26, 1985. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Holes
Holes Writer
(2003)
Wayside School
(2005)
Wayside
Wayside Writer
(2007-2008)

Filmography

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  Wayside (TV Series) (novels - 8 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (books - 1 episode, 2007)
- Upside Down John/The Final Stretch (2008) ... (novels)
- Oh, Brother (2007) ... (books)
- A Rat in Shining Armor (2007) ... (novels)
- Honors Class (2007) ... (novels)
- Mad, Hot Wayside (2007) ... (novels)
 2005 Wayside School (TV Movie) (novels)
 2003 Holes (novel) / (screenplay)
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 2003 Holes (lyrics: "If Only" (Pig Lullaby)) / (writer: "If Only")
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 2006 Texas Monthly Talks (TV Series)
Himself - Interviewee
- Louis Sachar, Author (2006) ... Himself - Interviewee
 2005 The 100 Greatest Family Films (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

Books; Sideway Stories from Wayside School, Wayside School is Falling Down and Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger.

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Lived in San Francisco, California in the 1980s, where his daughter Sherre Madelyn Sachar was born on 19 January 1987. He and his family now reside in Texas. See more »

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Pisces

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