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Junot Diaz

Junot Diaz was born on December 31, 1968 in Villa Juana, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He is known for his work on Washington Heights (2002), Ruben Blades Is Not My Name (2018) and Harvest of Empire (2012). See full bio »

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Known For

Ruben Blades Is Not My Name Miscellaneous Crew
Harvest of Empire Himself (Pulitzer Prize winning writer)
American Creed Himself


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 2002 Washington Heights (additional dialogue)
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 2018 Ruben Blades Is Not My Name (Documentary) (stars)
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 2008 Nothing Like the Holidays (special thanks)
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 2018 Overheard (TV Series)
Himself - interviewee
- Junot Díaz (2018) ... Himself - interviewee
 2012-2018 CBS This Morning (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #7.61 (2018) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode #1.192 (2012) ... Himself - Guest
 2018 The Daily Show (TV Series)
- Junot Diaz (2018) ... Himself
 2018 American Creed (Documentary)
 2016 Festival Road Trip (TV Series documentary)
 2016 The Pulitzer at 100 (Documentary)
Himself, Novelist
 2015 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series)
- Ellen Page/Ken Jeong/Junot Díaz (2015) ... Himself (as Junot Díaz)
 2014 Habla Men (TV Movie documentary)
 2013 First Tuesday Book Club (TV Series)
Himself - Guest Panellist
- Secrecy/By Night in Chile (2013) ... Himself - Guest Panellist
 2013 Página 2 (TV Series)
- Episode #6.33 (2013) ... Himself (as Junot Díaz)
 2008-2013 The Colbert Report (TV Series)
Himself - Guest / Himself
- Junot Diaz (2013) ... Himself - Guest
- Junot Diaz (2008) ... Himself
 2012 Moyers & Company (TV Series)
- Rewriting the Story of America (2012) ... Himself (as Junot Díaz)
 2012 Harvest of Empire (Documentary)
Himself (Pulitzer Prize winning writer)
 2009 Babel (TV Series)
Himself - Guest
- Episode #9.8 (2009) ... Himself - Guest
 2008 Silenci? (TV Series)
- Episode #7.35 (2008) ... Himself
 2007 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
- Episode dated 20 September 2007 (2007) ... Himself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Drown (Riverhead, New York, NY, July 1996, 208pp. ISBN 1573220418) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Article | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Junot Díaz

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Personal Quote:

I do think that we all draw limits and I feel like part of the work of an artist is it shouldn't be fun. This shouldn't be comfortable. I'm not looking to make people feel unsafe, but I am looking to make people feel uncomfortable. See more »


He was awarded the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for his fictional novel entitled "The Brief, Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao" in April 2008. See more »

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