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Margaret Atwood


Margaret Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as Margaret Eleanor Atwood. She is a writer and producer, known for The Handmaid's Tale (1990), Payback (2012) and The Handmaid's Tale (2017). She was previously married to James Polk. See full bio »

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Known For

The Handmaid's Tale
(1990)
Payback
Payback Writer
(2012)
The Handmaid's Tale
(2017)
The Robber Bride
(2007)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (11 credits)
 2015 Time Folds (Short) (writer) (completed)
 2017 Alias Grace (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 6 episodes)
- Part 6 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 5 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 4 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 3 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Part 2 (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
 2017 The Handmaid's Tale (TV Series) (based on the novel by - 10 episodes)
- Night (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Bridge (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- Jezebels (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- The Other Side (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
- A Woman's Place (2017) ... (based on the novel by)
 2017 Wandering Wenda (TV Series) (book)
 2012/I Payback (Documentary) (book)
 2007 The Robber Bride (TV Movie) (based on the novel by)
 2004 The Sin Eater (Short) (short story)
 1990 The Handmaid's Tale (novel)
 1987 Screen Two (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Heaven on Earth (1987) ... (writer)
 1981 Surfacing (novel)
 1981 For the Record (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Snowbird (1981) ... (writer)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Actress (4 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (33 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage play: The Penelopiad - Playwright (based on her own novella) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

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Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)
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Personal Quote:

Publication on social media is in part a performance, as is everything 'social' that human beings do; but what happens when that brightly lit arena expands so much that there is no green room in which the mascara can be removed, no cluttered, imperfect backstage where we can be 'ourselves'? What happens to us if we must be 'on' all the time? Then we're in the twenty-four-hour glare of the ... See more »

Trivia:

Mother of Eleanor "Jess" Atwood Gibson born in 1976. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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