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John Updike

Age76 years (.1932-2009)
Height6 feet 3 inches
ProfessionNovelist, Poet, Journalist, Playwright, Essayist, Children’s writer, Art critic, Literary critic
Weight80 kg – 176 lbs
Death of Death27 January 2009

Parents Family

FatherWesley Russell Updike
MotherLinda Grace Hoyer
Brothername yet to be uploaded
Sistername yet to be uploaded


Affairs/Girlfriendname yet to be uploaded
Wife/SpouseMartha Bernhard (m. 1977–2009), Mary Entwistle Pennington (m. 1953–1974)
SonsDavid Hoyer Updike, Elizabeth Pennington Updike, Michael John Updike
DaughterMiranda Margaret Updike, Elizabeth Updike Cobblah


Real NameJohn Hoyer Updike
Nick NameJohn Updike
Zodiac SignPisces
Date of Birth18 March 1932

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HometownDanvers, Massachusetts, United States

Source of money

Net worth$20 Million
salary$5 Million
Income$12 Million
Appeared Inyet to be uploaded
Source Source Of Income Novelist, Poet, Journalist, Playwright, Essayist, Children’s writer, Art critic, Literary critic

Physical fitness

Eye colorThe Color of the Eye is dark brown
Hair ColorThe Color of the Hair is Black
bodyThe body Complexion is Slim
skin colourThe Skin Color is fair
BodyThe Body Measurement is 34-26-34

Physical state

Marital StatusMarried
BirthplaceReading, Pennsylvania, United States
Height F6 feet 3 inches
Height m1.92 in meter
Height cm192 in centimeter

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EducationQualification graduated
Collegecollege name N/A
UniversityUniversity name N/A
SchoolShillington High School


CountryUnited States
TownTown name N/A
EthnicityEthnicity name N/A
Old CityN/A
Address CityDanvers, Massachusetts, United States


FoodFrench food
ActorFavorites Actor name N/A
Actress Favorites Actress name N/A
SongThe Happiest I’ve Been (1958), Separating (1974), A&P (1960), A Sandstone Farmhouse (1990), The Blessed Man of Boston
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Awards list

  • 1959: Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
  • 1964: National Book Award for Fiction
  • 1982: National Book Award for Fiction (Hardcover)
  • 1983: National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism, Common Wealth Award of Distinguished Service for Outstanding Achievement in Literature
  • 1987: St. Louis Literary Award, Helmerich Award
  • 1988: PEN/Malamud Award
  • 1981,1990: National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
  • 1982, 1991: Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
  • 1987,1997: Ambassador Book Award for Fiction
  • 1998: Distinguished Contribution To American Letters
  • 2004: PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction
  • 2006: Rea Award for the Short Story
  • 2007: Gold Medal for Fiction
  • 2008: Jefferson Lecture
Questions About John Updike

What was John Updike known for? जॉन अपडाइक

John Updike, in full John Hoyer Updike, born March 18, 1932, Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.- died January 27, 2009, Danvers, Massachusetts, American writer of novels, short stories, and poetry, known for his careful craftsmanship and realistic but subtle depiction of ‘American, Protestant, small-town, middle-class life.

What kind of person was John Updike? جون أبدايك

Novelist short-story writer-poet literary critic artist.

What is John Updike’s style of writing?

Updike’s highly distinctive prose style features a rich, unusual, sometimes arcane vocabulary as conveyed through the eyes of a wry, intelligent authorial voice’ that describes the physical world extravagantly while remaining squarely in the realist tradition.

Did John Updike win a Nobel Prize?

Having won the Pulitzer Prize (twice), the National Book Award, the Rea Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, the National Medal of Arts, the O. Henry Award, and even the Bad Sex in Fiction Prize, he kept writing on and on. Only the Nobel remained beyond his grasp.

How old is John Updike?

76 years (1932-27 January 2009 died)

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