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José Saramago (1922–2010)


José Saramago was born on November 16, 1922 in Azinhaga, Golega, Portugal as José de Sousa Saramago. He was a writer and actor, known for Blindness (2008), Enemy (2013) and O Evangelho Segundo Jesus Cristo. He was married to Pilar del Río and Ilda Reis. He died on June 18, 2010 in Lanzarote, Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain. See full bio »

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Blindness Writer
(2008)
Enemy Writer
(2013)
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(2010)

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 2022 1936 - O Ano da Morte de Ricardo Reis (TV Mini Series) (novel)
 2018 Clarabóia (TV Movie) (novel)
 2016 Pastor de Sonhos (Documentary short) (inspired by the writings of)
 2013 Mata Nacional do Bussaco: Património Vivo, Natureza Mágica (Documentary short) (commentary by)
 2013 Enemy (novel "The Double")
 2010 Embargo (novel)
 2008 Blindness (novel "Ensaio Sobre a Cegueira")
 2007 A Flor máis grande do mundo (Short) (based on a short story by)
 2002 The Stone Raft (novel)
 1999 Por Longos Dias (Short documentary) (foreword: Book "Terra" by Sebastião Salgado)
 1984 Palavras Ditas (TV Series) (poem Fala da Velha do Restelo ao Astronauta - 1 episode)
- Esta É a Ditosa Pátria, Minha Amada - Poesia Portuguesa IX (1984) ... (poem Fala da Velha do Restelo ao Astronauta)
 1981 Que Farei Com Este Livro? (TV Movie) (play)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

"O Ano da Morte de Ricardo Reis" (novel, 1984) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Spouse:

Pilar del Río  (his death) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[About his name change to Saramago in a 2007 interview] My father wasn't very happy, but if that was his son's official name, well, then he had to take it. See more »

Trivia:

His wife Pilar is a Spanish journalist. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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