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John Irving (I)


John Irving was born on March 2, 1942 in Exeter, New Hampshire, USA as John Wallace Blunt Jr. He is a writer and actor, known for The Cider House Rules (1999), The Door in the Floor (2004) and The World According to Garp (1982). He has been married to Janet Turnbull since 1987. They have one child. He was previously married to Shyla Leary. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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(1999)
(2004)
Simon Birch Writer
(1998)

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 2004 The Door in the Floor (novel "A Widow for One Year")
 1999 The Cider House Rules (novel) / (screenplay)
 1998 Simon Birch (novel "A Prayer For Owen Meany" - suggestion)
 1984 The Hotel New Hampshire (novel)
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Simon Bent and his play, "A Prayer for Owen Meany," was performed in a Royal National Theatre production at the Lyttelton Theatre in London, England with Aidan McArdle, Gillian Barge, and Hugh Ross in the cast. Mick Gordon was director. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 6 Articles | See more »

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There's a minority which is an open target in this country which no one protects, and that's rich people. See more »

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Never knew his father and was raised by his stepfather. See more »

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