Joy Fielding





Joy Fielding

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in Toronto, Canada
March 18, 1945

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Joy Fielding (née Tepperman; born March 18, 1945) is a Canadian novelist and actress. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Born in Toronto, Ontario, she graduated from the University of Toronto in 1966, with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. As Joy Tepperman, she had a brief acting career, appearing in the film Winter Kept Us Warm (1965) and in an episode of Gunsmoke. She later changed her last name to Fielding (after Henry Fielding) and began writing novels.
Fielding is also the screenwriter of the television film Golden Will: The Silken Laumann Story.

At the age of 8, Joy Tepperman wrote her first story and sent it into a local magazine, and at age 12 sent in her first TV script, however both were rejected. She had a brief acting career, e...more


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" What Readers want to know... SS: How would you describe perfect happiness? JF: Perfect happiness is knowing that everyone I love is healthy, safe, and content. SS: If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be? JF: Exact..." ...More

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“We are who we pretend to be.”
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