Thomas Pynchon

Often referred to as one of the great American novelists, in popular culture Thomas Pynchon has become almost as famous for shunning the limelight with his reclusive lifestyle. That Pynchon almost never appears in ... Read more »
Born: 05/08/1937 in Glen Cove, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (1)

The Simpsons 2004 (Tv Show)

Voice

Biography

Often referred to as one of the great American novelists, in popular culture Thomas Pynchon has become almost as famous for shunning the limelight with his reclusive lifestyle. That Pynchon almost never appears in public and never gives interviews means that sorting fact from fiction and rumor can be perplexing.

EDUCATION

Cornell University

1957 - 1959
English Major

Cornell University

1953
Pursued an Engineering Physics Degree - did not complete.

Milestones

2004

"The Simpsons" (Fox, 1989-) cameo

1973

"Gravity's Rainbow" published

1963

First novel, "V.", published

1959

First short story, "The Small Rain" published in <i>The Cornell Writer</i>

Bonus Trivia

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The Pulitzer Prize fiction panel nominated "Gravity's Rainbow" for the award but the Pulitzer board over ruled their decision.

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