Tom Perrotta

Tom Perrotta bio

Birth Name: Thomas R. Perrotta

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: NJ

Date Of Birth: August 13, 1961

Date Of Death: November 18, 2011

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Tom Perrotta was born on the 13th of August, 1961. He was best known for being a Novelist. Italian-American author and screenwriter known for his novels Election, Little Children, and Leftovers. Election and Little Children were adapted into movies while Leftovers became an HBO series.

Tom Perrotta was born in NJ. He studied English at Yale University before receiving a graduate degree in the subject from Syracuse University. His first book, a series of short stories, was published in 1994. He’s also written the novels Joe College, The Wishbones, and The Abstinence Teacher. His work with Todd Field on the screenplay for Little Children earned him a Best Adapted Screen Play Academy Award nomination.

Tom Perrotta was a Leo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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Tom Perrotta was born in 1960s. The 1960s were an era of protests. The decade was dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon. Discover what happened on this day.

Thomas R. Perrotta is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


Tom’s Thomas R. Perrotta attended Yale University, Syracuse University.


Tom Perrotta’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Tom Perrotta’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Tom Perrotta kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Tom Perrotta was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Thomas R. Perrotta
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation



Zodiac Sign: Tom Perrotta was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Tom Perrotta was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Tom Perrotta had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Tom Perrotta’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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