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E.L. Doctorow (1931–2015)


E.L. Doctorow was born on January 6, 1931 in New York City, New York, USA as Edgar Lawrence Doctorow. He was a writer and actor, known for Daniel (1983), Wakefield (2016) and Billy Bathgate (1991). He was married to Helen Setzer. He died on July 21, 2015 in Manhattan, New York City. See full bio »

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Known For

Daniel Writer
(1983)
Wakefield Writer
(2016)
(1991)
Ragtime Writer
(1981)

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 2016 Wakefield (based on the short story by)
 2008 Jolene (story "Jolene: A Life")
 1991 Billy Bathgate (book)
 1983 Daniel (novel "The Book of Daniel") / (screenplay)
 1981 Ragtime (based on the novel by)
 1967 Welcome to Hard Times (novel "Welcome to Hard Times")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Loon Lake". See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Articles | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Edgar Lawrence Doctorow
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Personal Quote:

The historian will tell you what happened. The novelist will tell you what it felt like. See more »

Trivia:

His family was a family of readers; he was named for Edgar Allan Poe, a favorite of his father's. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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