But he leaves behind a catalogue of films - those already mentioned, plus The World According to Garp (1982), Awakenings (1990), The Fisher King (1991) and Good Will Hunting (1997) - good enough to stand the test of time.
What does TWATG stand for?
TWATG stands for The World According to Garp (book/movie)
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Movie success was difficult to come by, despite starring roles in Popeye and The World According to Garp.
49): This novel of sexual identity sees Billy, the bisexual narrator and main character, telling the tragi-comic story of his life as a 'sexual suspect', a phrase first used by John Irving in 1978 in The World According to Garp.
He won a Tony Award in 1973 three weeks after his Broadway debut in David Storey's The Changing Room and since then has appeared on Broadway 18 times, earning another Tony, three more Tony nominations, four Drama Desk Awards, and induction into the Theatre Hall of Fame His varied career has also seen him appear in more than 30 films, including Dreamgirls, The World According to Garp and Terms of Endearment and he has enjoyed TV success as madcap alien Dick Solomon in sitcom Third Rock from the Sun.
Anything is possible in animation," explained Canemaker, whose prior work includes animated sequences in the film The World According to Garp as well as illustrations for the gay-inclusive children's book Lucy Goes to the Country.
Who wrote the 1978 bestseller The World According To Garp, later made into a film starring Robin Williams?
THIS is a rare interview with the bestselling author behind tales such as The World According To Garp.
Stories like The World According To Garp, Hotel New Hampshire and Cider House Rules 'provide the basis for some of the more marvellous cinematic cocktails of quirky characters and poetically bittersweet tragi-comic moments,' according to Post film critic Mike Davies.