As per our current Database, John Updike has been died on Jan 27, 2009 (age 76).
When John Updike die, John Updike was 76 years old.
|Popular As||John Updike|
|Age||76 years old|
|Born||March 18, 1932 (Reading, PA)|
John Updike’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.
John Updike was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Acclaimed American Novelist, short story Writer, poet, and critic who wrote the acclaimed Rabbit Angstrom series, which consists of "Rabbit, Run," "Rabbit Redux," "Rabbit Is Rich," and "Rabbit At Rest." He was the recipient of both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in English, he decided to study graphic design and become a Cartoonist. He began his literary career as a staff Writer for The New Yorker.
His eight poetry collections include "The Carpentered Hen" and "Endpoint."
He was married to Mary Pennington for over twenty years. His second marriage, to Martha Ruggles Bernhard, lasted more than thirty years. He had two sons, David and Michael, and two daughters, Elizabeth and Miranda.
He was one of a select group of authors, including william Faulkner, to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once.