- Name: Tom Perrotta
- Born: 08/13/1961 (59 years old)
- Occupation: Novelist, screenwriter
- Website: tomperrotta.net
Thomas R. Perrotta (born August 13, 1961) is an American novelist and screenwriter best known for his novels Election (1998) and Little Children (2004), both of which were made into critically acclaimed, Academy Award-nominated films. Perrotta co-wrote the screenplay for the 2006 film version of Little Children with Todd Field, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay. He is also known for his novel The Leftovers (2011), which has been adapted into a TV series on HBO.
School: Yale University, Syracuse University
Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, U.S.
Tom Perrotta quotes :
I read 'The Great Gatsby' in high school and was hypnotized by the beauty of the sentences and moved by the story about the irrevocability of lost love.Tom Perrotta
I have actual dreams of Bruce Springsteen calling me up on stage to wear a bandanna and play rhythm guitar next to Little Steven.Tom Perrotta