John Updike

John Updike
1932 - 2009
John Updike  American Writer

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John Updike was previously married to Martha Bernhard (1977 - 2009) and Mary E. Pennington (1953 - 1976).


American Writer John Updike was born John Hoyer Updike on 18th March, 1932 in Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. and passed away on 27th Jan 2009 Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.A. aged 76. He is most remembered for The Carpentered Hen. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

John Updike is a member of the following lists: American poets, American novelists and American Christians.


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Married2 33 years 28 years, 6 months 24 years
Total2 33 years 28 years, 6 months 24 years


First Name John
Last Name Updike
Full Name at Birth John Hoyer Updike
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th March, 1932
Birthplace Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Died 27th January, 2009
Place of Death Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Cause of Death Lung Cancer
Build Slim
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Novelist, Short Story Writer, Literary Critic
Occupation Writer
Claim to Fame The Carpentered Hen
Music Genre (Text) Literary realism

John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short-story writer, art critic, and literary critic. One of only four writers to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once (the others being Booth Tarkington, William Faulkner, and Colson Whitehead), Updike published more than twenty novels, more than a dozen short-story collections, as well as poetry, art and literary criticism and children's books during his career.

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John Updike76 PiscesWriter
Martha Bernhard-
Mary E. Pennington-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
ElizabethFemale195567 years oldMary E. Pennington
DavidMale195765 years oldMary E. Pennington
MichaelMale195963 years oldMary E. Pennington
MirandaFemale196062 years oldMary E. Pennington


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