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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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Other Works:

Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "The Cider House Rules - Parts I and II", at the Famous Door Theatre in Chicago, IL. Sound Designer / Original Incidental Music, Joseph Fusco. Cast included Jennifer Pompa and Larry Neumann Jr. in the cast. Joseph Fusco. Durected by David Cromer and Marc Grapey. See more »

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

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Personal Quote:

I remember thinking when I finished 'Garp', 'Thank God I'll never have to write again about the issue of sexual tolerance or anger at sexual intolerance. That will be over by the time I write my next book', How naive. See more »

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

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