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Age76 (age at death)
Birthday 18 March, 1932
Birthplace Reading, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Died 27 January, 2009
Place of Death Danvers, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Nationality American
Occupation Writer
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John Hoyer Updike (March 18, 1932 – January 27, 2009) was an American novelist, poet, short-story writer, art critic, and literary critic. One of only three writers to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction more than once (the others being Booth Tarkington and William Faulkner), Updike published more than twenty novels, more than a dozen short-story collections, as well as poetry, art and literary criticism and children's books during his career.

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