Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1922–2007)


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Kurt Vonnegut Jr. was born on November 11, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He was a writer and actor, known for Slaughterhouse-Five (1972), General Electric Theater (1953) and Back to School (1986). He was married to Jill Krementz and Jane Marie Cox. He died on April 11, 2007 in New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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(1972)
(1955-1958)
Back to School Himself
(1986)

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  Bluebeard (novel) (pre-production)
  Cat's Cradle (TV Movie) (novel) (pre-production)
 2018 God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut (Documentary)
 2018 Kurt Vonnegut's A Man Without a Country (Documentary) (book)
 2018 2BR02B: To Be or Naught to Be (Short) (novel) / (story by)
 2016 2BR02B: To Be or Naught to Be (Short) (short story)
 2016 The Last Day of Charley E. Rays (Short) (original story)
 2016 2Br02B (Short) (writer)
 2016 2BR02b (Short) (short story)
 2014 The Big Trip Up Yonder (Short) (story)
 2014 Long Walk to Forever (Short) (short story)
 2012 A Man Without a Country (Documentary) (book)
 2010 The Man from Bagombo (Short) (short story "Bagombo Snuff Box")
 2009 2081 (Short) (based on the short story "Harrison Bergeron" by)
 2008 Epicac (Short) (short story)
 2006 Harrison Bergeron (Short) (story)
 1999 Breakfast of Champions (book)
 1996 Mother Night (novel - as Kurt Vonnegut)
 1995 Harrison Bergeron (TV Movie) (story)
 1991-1993 Monkey House (TV Series) (short story - 7 episodes)
- The Foster Portfolio (1993) ... (short story)
- More Stately Mansions (1993) ... (short story)
- Fortitude (1993) ... (short story)
- Epicac (1992) ... (short story)
- The Euphio Question (1991) ... (short story)
 1987 Long Walk to Forever (Short) (story)
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode, 1985) (story - 1 episode, 1982)
- Displaced Person (1985) ... (novel)
- Who Am I This Time? (1982) ... (story)
 1982 Slapstick of Another Kind (novel "Slapstick" - as Kurt Vonnegut)
 1980 Deer in the Works (Short) (story)
 1977 Karikakramäng (story - segment "Promenaad", as Kurt Vonnegut)
 1976 Next Door (Short) (story)
 1974 Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love (TV Movie) (story - segment "Epicac")
 1972 Slaughterhouse-Five (novel "Slaughterhouse-Five Or The Children's Crusade")
 1972 Between Time and Timbuktu (TV Movie) (various writings)
 1971 Happy Birthday, Wanda June (play) / (screenplay)
 1961 Bus Stop (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Runaways (1961) ... (story)
 1955-1958 General Electric Theater (TV Series) (story - 2 episodes)
- Auf Wiedersehen (1958) ... (story - teleplay)
- D.P. (1955) ... (story)
 1954 The Ford Television Theatre (TV Series) (based on a story by - 1 episode)
- The Road Ahead (1954) ... (based on a story by)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Fiction: "Last Words For A Century", "Playboy" (USA), January 1999, p.82-84. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 21 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »


Alternate Names:

Kurt Vonnegut

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

But the Gospels actually taught this:

Before you kill somebody, make absolutely sure he isn't well connected. So it goes.

The flaw in the Christ stories, said the visitor from outer space, was that Christ, who didn't look like much, was actually the Son of the Most Powerful Being in the Universe. Readers understood that, so, when they came to the crucifixion, they naturally thought, and Rosewater ... See more »

Trivia:

Teaches advanced writing at Smith College See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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