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Amy Tan was born in Oakland, California, USA; and attended San Jose State University, where she received a master's degree in linguistics. She has written essays for numerous magazines; a few books (including "The Joy Luck Club"; and fiction for such forums as Atlantic as McCall's. She currently lives in San Francisco, CA, USA, with her husband ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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  Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (TV Series) (based on the book written by - 1 episode, 2001) (story by - 1 episode, 2001)
- How Sagwa Got Her Colors (2001) ... (based on the book written by) / (story by)
 1993 The Joy Luck Club (novel) / (screenplay)
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 2001 Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat (TV Series) (creative consultant - 1 episode)
- How Sagwa Got Her Colors (2001) ... (creative consultant)
 1993 The Joy Luck Club (producer)
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 1993 The Joy Luck Club
Guest at house party (uncredited)
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 2017 A Silent Agreement (grateful acknowledgment: "The Joy Luck Club" excerpt permission)
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  The Amy Tan Documentary (Documentary) (filming)
 2017 The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (Documentary)
Herself - Actor
 2009-2014 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Herself
- The Boomer List (2014) ... Herself
- Hollywood Chinese (2009) ... Herself
 2014 Página 2 (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode #7.21 (2014) ... Herself
 2014 Overheard (TV Series)
Herself - interviewee
- Amy Tan (2014) ... Herself - interviewee
 2013 Tavis Smiley (TV Series)
Herself - Guest
- Episode dated 12 December 2013 (2013) ... Herself - Guest
 2011 Journey of the Bonesetter's Daughter (Documentary)
Herself
 2010 The Asian Diaspora: More or Less Chinese (TV Series documentary)
Herself
 2009 A Conversation with Amy Tan (Documentary short)
Herself
 2007 Hollywood Chinese (Documentary)
Herself
 2005-2006 The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series)
Herself - Musical Guest / Herself
- Episode #2.132 (2006) ... Herself - Musical Guest (as The Rock Bottom Remainders)
- Episode #2.64 (2005) ... Herself
 2005 Today (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 19 October 2005 (2005) ... Herself
 2000 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Herself
- Insane Clown Poppy (2000) ... Herself (voice)
 1990 Maxine Hong Kingston: Talking Story (TV Movie)
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Novel: "The Bonesetter's Daughter," 2000. See more »

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Personal Quote:

On love: So sad! That is the saddest part, when you lose someone you love -- that person keeps changing. And later you wonder, is this the same person I lost. Maybe you lost more, maybe less, ten thousand different things that come from your memory or imagination -- and you do not know which is which, which was true, which is false. See more »

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Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 132, pp. 376-381. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005. See more »

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