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Annie Proulx

Annie Proulx was born on August 22, 1935 in Norwich, Connecticut, USA as Edna Anne Proulx. She is a writer and producer, known for Brokeback Mountain (2005), The Shipping News (2001) and Barkskins (2020). See full bio »

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Barkskins Writer


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 2020 Barkskins (TV Series) (based on the book by - 8 episodes)
- The Black Sun (2020) ... (based on the book by)
- Bees in a Bottle (2020) ... (based on the book by)
- The Wobble (2020) ... (based on the book by)
- Buttermilk (2020) ... (based on the book by)
- The Law of Two (2020) ... (based on the book by)
 2014 Brokeback Mountain (TV Movie) (libretto) / (story)
 2005 Brokeback Mountain (short story)
 2001 The Shipping News (based on the novel by - as E. Annie Proulx)
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 2020 Barkskins (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- The Black Sun (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Bees in a Bottle (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Wobble (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Buttermilk (2020) ... (executive producer)
- The Law of Two (2020) ... (executive producer)
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 2005 Brokeback Mountain (writer: "Water Walking Jesus")
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 2004 Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids (Documentary) (special thanks)
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 2019 Wood Wide Web (TV Movie documentary)
 2014 ¡Atención obras! (TV Series)
- Episode #2.20 (2014) ... Self
 2008 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
- Heath Ledger (2008) ... Self
 2003 Go West, Young Man! (Documentary)
 2003 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
- Annie Proulx: Way Out West (2003) ... Self

Personal Details

Other Works:

Novel: "Shipping News" (filmed as The Shipping News (2001))

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Alternate Names:

E. Annie Proulx

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Personal Quote:

The people connected with Brokeback Mountain, including me, hoped that, having been nominated for eight Academy Awards, it would get Best Picture as it had at the funny, lively Independent Spirit Awards. We should have known conservative heffalump Academy voters would have rather different ideas of what was stirring contemporary culture. Roughly 6,000 film industry voters, most in the Los Angeles... See more »


Her short story "Brokeback Mountain," which contains a character who is killed in a Wyoming gay-bashing, was published in The New Yorker in 1997, almost exactly one year before the real-life murder of gay Wyoming man Matthew Shepard. Proulx, who lived close to where Shepard was beaten, was called to but not selected for jury duty for the trial of Shepard's murders. See more »

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