Margaret Atwood


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Margaret Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Margaret Eleanor Atwood. She is a writer and producer, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Alias Grace (2017) and The Handmaid's Tale (1990). She was previously married to Graeme Gibson and Jim Polk. See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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(2017-2019)
Alias Grace Writer
(2017)
(1990)
Screen Two Writer
(1987)

Filmography

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 2017-2019 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 13 episodes)
- Useful (2019) ... (based on the novel by)
- Mary and Martha (2019) ... (based on the novel by)
- Night (2019) ... (based on the novel by)
- Night (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Bridge (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
 2017 Alias Grace (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 6 episodes)
- Part 6 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 5 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 4 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 3 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 2 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
 2017 Wandering Wenda (TV Series) (book)
 2017 ROPEd (Short) (based on the poem "Half-hanged Mary" by)
 2016 Time Folds (Short) (writer)
 2012/I Payback (Documentary) (based on the book by: "Payback: Debt and The Shadow Side of Wealth")
 2007 The Robber Bride (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 2004 The Sin Eater (Short) (short story)
 1990 The Handmaid's Tale (novel)
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heaven on Earth (1987) ... (writer)
 1981 Surfacing (novel)
 1981 For the Record (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Snowbird (1981) ... (writer)
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Show Show Actress (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (54 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

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Other Works:

(2017 to 2018 season) Her novel, "Alias Grace," was adapted at the Rivendell Theatre Ensemble in Chicago, Illinois. Jennifer Blackmer was adapter. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on growth] Time is compressed like the fist I close on my knee...I hold inside it the clues and solutions and the power for what I must do now. See more »

Trivia:

She was awarded the 2002 Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal from the Canadian Governor General in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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