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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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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Personal Quote:

There's this form of "Meditation" I've been practicing for years that's relaxing and enlightening; it's called "reading short stories". See more »

Trivia:

He adopted his sister's three children after she died, for a total of 7 children. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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