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Russell Banks was born on March 28, 1940 in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for The Sweet Hereafter (1997), Affliction (1997) and The Book of Jamaica. He has been married to Chase Twichell since 1989. He was previously married to Mary Gunst and Kathy Walton. See full bio »

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 2010 Trailerpark (novel)
 2005 The Moor (Short) (short story)
 1997 Affliction (novel)
 1997 The Sweet Hereafter (novel)
 1991 The Hidden Room (TV Series) (short story - 1 episode)
- A Type of Love Story (1991) ... (short story)
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 1997 The Sweet Hereafter
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 2002 Ararat (thanks)
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 2019 Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (Documentary)
 2016 Nelson Algren Live (Documentary)
 2015 La grande librairie (TV Series)
- Episode dated 15 January 2015 (2015) ... Himself
 2014 Algren (Documentary)
 2012 The Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #8.158 (2012) ... Himself
 2012 Overheard (TV Series)
Himself - interviewee
- Russell Banks (2012) ... Himself - interviewee
 2011 Democracy Now! (TV Series)
- Episode dated 28 December 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2011 Les Carnets de route de François Busnel (TV Series documentary)
- Une nouvelle Angleterre (2011) ... Himself
- Episode dated 17 November 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2009 Ànima (TV Series)
- Episode #1.29 (2009) ... Himself
 2006 Amérique, notre histoire (TV Movie documentary) (voice)
 2006 Paris Stories: The Writing of Mavis Gallant (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Reading Alistair MacLeod (Documentary)
 2001 Nulle part ailleurs (TV Series)
- Episode dated 7 February 2001 (2001) ... Himself

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Two of his novels were made into films on the same year: The Sweet Hereafter (1997) and Affliction (1997). Both were nominated for two Oscars each but only Affliction (1997) won an Oscar.

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