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Philip Roth (I) (1933–2018)


Philip Roth was born on March 18, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Philip Milton Roth. He was a writer and producer, known for The Plot Against America (2020), The Human Stain (2003) and Indignation (2016). He was married to Claire Bloom and Margaret Elna (Martinson) Williams. He died on May 22, 2018 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2021 Deception (novel)
 2020 The Plot Against America (TV Mini Series) (based on the novel by - 6 episodes)
- Part 6 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 5 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 4 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 3 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 2 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
 2019 The Prague Orgy (novella)
 2016 American Pastoral (based on the novel by)
 2016 Indignation (based on the novel by)
 2014 The Humbling (novel)
 2008 American Pastoral (Short) (based on the novel by)
 2008/I Elegy (novel "The Dying Animal")
 2003 The Human Stain (novel)
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1984) (novel - 1 episode, 1984)
- The Ghost Writer (1984) ... (adaptation) / (novel)
 1972 Portnoy's Complaint (novel)
 1969 Goodbye, Columbus (novel)
  Quest (TV Series) (based on short story 'Goodbye, Columbus' - 1 episode, 1964) (novel "Letting Go" - 1 episode, 1963)
- Eli, the Fanatic (1964) ... (based on short story 'Goodbye, Columbus')
- Paul Loves Libby (1963) ... (novel "Letting Go")
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Contest for Aaron Gold (1960) ... (story)
 1960 Battle of Blood Island (story "Expect the Vandals")
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Other Works:

Novel: "The Professor of Desire". See more »

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6 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 17 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Mihail Sebastian's "Journal 1935-1944: The Fascist Years", first published in 1996] This extraordinary personal diary, describing, day by day, the 'huge anti-Semitic factory' that was Romania in the late 1930s and early 1940s, deserves to be on the same shelf as Anne Frank's Diary and to find as huge a readership. Sebastian is no child, however - his is a sophisticated literary mind observing... See more »

Trivia:

Has been a candidate to win the Nobel Prize in Literature for many years. See more »

Trademark:

Novels set in Newark, New Jersey

Nickname:

Bard of Newark

Star Sign:

Pisces

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