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Philip Roth (I) (1933–2018)


Philip Roth was born on March 18, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey, USA as Philip Milton Roth. He was a writer and producer, known for The Human Stain (2003), The Plot Against America (2020) and Indignation (2016). He was married to Claire Bloom and Margaret Elna (Martinson) Williams. He died on May 22, 2018 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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Indignation Writer
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  Tromperie (novel) (post-production)
 2020 The Plot Against America (TV Mini-Series) (based on the novel by - 6 episodes)
- Part 6 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 5 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 4 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 3 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 2 (2020) ... (based on the novel by)
 2019 The Prague Orgy (novella)
 2016 American Pastoral (based on the novel by)
 2016 Indignation (based on the novel by)
 2014 The Humbling (novel)
 2008 American Pastoral (Short) (based on the novel by)
 2008/I Elegy (novel "The Dying Animal")
 2003 The Human Stain (novel)
  American Playhouse (TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1984) (novel - 1 episode, 1984)
- The Ghost Writer (1984) ... (adaptation) / (novel)
 1972 Portnoy's Complaint (novel)
 1969 Goodbye, Columbus (novel)
  Quest (TV Series) (based on short story 'Goodbye, Columbus' - 1 episode, 1964) (novel "Letting Go" - 1 episode, 1963)
- Eli, the Fanatic (1964) ... (based on short story 'Goodbye, Columbus')
- Paul Loves Libby (1963) ... (novel "Letting Go")
 1960 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- The Contest for Aaron Gold (1960) ... (story)
 1960 Battle of Blood Island (story "Expect the Vandals")
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Other Works:

Novel: "Indignation". NOTE: Filmed as Indignation (2016). See more »

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5 Print Biographies | 4 Interviews | 17 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Donald Trump and America] No one I know of has foreseen an America like the one we live in today. No one (except perhaps the acidic H.L. Mencken who famously described American democracy as 'the worship of jackals by jackasses'), could have imagined that the 21st century catastrophe to befall the U.S.A., the most debasing of disasters, would appear not, say, in the terrifying guise of an ... See more »

Trivia:

He was born in Beth Israel Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. See more »

Trademark:

Novels set in Newark, New Jersey

Nickname:

Bard of Newark

Star Sign:

Pisces

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