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Paul Theroux

Paul Theroux was born on April 10, 1941 in Medford, Massachusetts, USA as Paul Edward Theroux. He is known for his work on The Mosquito Coast (1986), Saint Jack (1979) and Chinese Box (1997). He has been married to Sheila Donnelly since November 18, 1995. He was previously married to Anne Castle. See full bio »

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 1997 Chinese Box (story)
 1987 London Embassy (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 6 episodes)
- Tomb with a View (1987) ... (novel)
- The Winfield Wallpaper (1987) ... (novel)
- The Man on the Clapham Omnibus (1987) ... (novel)
- Charlie Hogle's Earring (1987) ... (novel)
- The Honorary Siberian (1987) ... (novel)
 1986 Christmas Snow (TV Movie) (story "London Snow")
 1986 The Mosquito Coast (novel)
 1986 Half Moon Street (novel "Doctor Slaughter")
 1979 Saint Jack (based on the novel by) / (screenplay)
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  P.O.V. (TV Series documentary) (project advisor - 1 episode, 2012) (advisor - 1 episode, 2009)
- Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (2012) ... (project advisor)
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 2019 The Last Days of Edward Gorey (Documentary)
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 2019 Oliver Sacks: His Own Life (Documentary)
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 2015 Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown (TV Series documentary)
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- Hawaii (2015) ... Himself
 2013 Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene (Documentary)
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 2011 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 26 May 2011 (2011) ... Himself
 2001 Breakfast with Frost (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 22 April 2001 (2001) ... Himself
 1997 Politically Incorrect (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 30 May 1997 (1997) ... Himself
 1989 Arena (TV Series documentary)
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- Blackpool Wakes (1989) ... Himself
 1982 Friday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series)
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- Episode #6.6 (1982) ... Himself
 1974-1976 The Book Programme (TV Series documentary)
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- Episode #3.29 (1976) ... Himself
- Episode #2.6 (1974) ... Himself
 1974 Read All About It (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.3 (1974) ... Himself
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Article, "Georges Simenon, the Existential Hack," Published in "The Times Literary Supplement," 12 March 2008. See more »

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The thing about Buddism, she said, was that it involved your whole life, like, everything that you did that was Buddism, and everything that happened in the World, that was Buddism too. Not politics, I said, that's not Buddism it's just crooked. That's not true, she said, I've been reading Marx, Marx was a kind of Buddist. See more »

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Graduate of U. of Mass/Amherst with three literature degrees, including an honorary doctorate from Trinity College (Wash DC). See more »

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