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Amy Tan was born in Oakland, California, USA; and attended San Jose State University, where she received a master's degree in linguistics. She has written essays for numerous magazines; a few books (including "The Joy Luck Club"; and fiction for such forums as Atlantic as McCall's. She currently lives in San Francisco, CA, USA, with her husband ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2001 Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (TV Series) (children's book) / (series concept)
 1993 The Joy Luck Club (novel) / (screenplay)
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 1993 The Joy Luck Club
Guest at house party (uncredited)
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 1993 The Joy Luck Club (producer)
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 2017 A Silent Agreement (grateful acknowledgment: "The Joy Luck Club" excerpt permission)
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 2017 The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (Documentary)
Herself - Actor
 2009-2014 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- The Boomer List (2014) ... Herself
- Hollywood Chinese (2009) ... Herself
 2014 Página 2 (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #7.21 (2014) ... Herself
 2014 Overheard (TV Series)
Herself - interviewee
- Amy Tan (2014) ... Herself - interviewee
 2013 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 12 December 2013 (2013) ... Herself - Guest
 2011 Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter (Documentary)
Herself
 2010 The Asian Diaspora: More or Less Chinese (TV Series documentary)
Herself
 2009 A Conversation with Amy Tan (Documentary short)
Herself
 2007 Hollywood Chinese (Documentary)
Herself
 2005-2006 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Herself - Musical Guest / Herself
- Episode #2.132 (2006) ... Herself - Musical Guest (as The Rock Bottom Remainders)
- Episode #2.64 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Today (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 19 October 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2000 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Herself
- Insane Clown Poppy (2000) ... Herself (voice)
 1990 Maxine Hong Kingston: Talking Story (TV Movie)
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Other Works:

Novel: "The Hundred Secret Senses," 1996. See more »

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2 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

The Rock Bottom Remainders
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Personal Quote:

On love: So sad! That is the saddest part, when you lose someone you love -- that person keeps changing. And later you wonder, is this the same person I lost. Maybe you lost more, maybe less, ten thousand different things that come from your memory or imagination -- and you do not know which is which, which was true, which is false. See more »

Trivia:

The wedding of Armistead Maupin and Christopher Turner took place in the garden of Tan and husband, Lou DeMattei's, Sausalito, California home and was attended by Maupin's longtime friend Laura Linney. See more »

Star Sign:

Pisces

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