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Judith Viorst

Judith Viorst was born on February 2, 1931 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She is a writer, known for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (2014), Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (1990) and Annie, the Women in the Life of a Man (1970). See full bio »

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 1990 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (TV Movie) (lyrics: "So Much To Do, So Little Time In The Morning", "If I Could Be The Only Child", "I've Had A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" - uncredited)
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 1986 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 April 1986 (1986) ... Herself
 1982 Late Night with David Letterman (TV Series)
- Episode #1.21 (1982) ... Herself
 1980 The David Letterman Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 5 September 1980 (1980) ... Herself
 1977-1979 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Herself - Author / Herself - Poet / Author
- Episode #17.154 (1979) ... Herself - Author
- Episode #15.157 (1977) ... Herself - Poet / Author
 1971-1972 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
- Episode #4.79 (1972) ... Herself
- Episode #3.207 (1971) ... Herself

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Stage: Wrote "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," performed at the Childsplay Theatre in Tempe, AZ, with Jason Powell in the cast. D. Scott Withers was director. See more »

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On self-respect: Self-confidence: When you think that your greatest fault is being too hard on yourself. See more »


Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Volume 155, pages 416-422. Farmington Hills, Michigan, 2007.

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