Allen Carr

Self-Help Author

Birthday September 2, 1934

Birth Sign Virgo

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Nov 29, 2006 (72)

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An English author of self-help books, he is best known for his work on conquering addictions. His books include The Easy Way to Stop Smoking and The Easy Way to Stop Drinking.

Before Fame

He was born in London, England. He worked as an accountant for many years before becoming a self-help author.


He was a chain smoker for more than three decades.

Family Life

He had four children and eleven grandchildren. Sadly, despite quitting smoking, he died of lung cancer at the age of seventy-one.

Associated With

He helped many celebrities, including Ashton Kutcher , quit smoking.