Armistead Maupin

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Birthday
13, 1944
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1944 (age 74)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

An American writer whose literary work is often set in San Francisco, he is best known for his Tales of the City books. His other works include Babycakes and Significant Others.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he wrote for the campus newspaper. He later matriculated at law school but left without a degree.

Trivia

He began working for the Associated Press's San Francisco bureau in the early 1970s.

Family Life

He was born in Washington, D.C. to Diana Maupin and Armistead Jones Maupin. Openly gay, he married photographer Christopher Turner in 2007.

Associated With

He is friends with actor Ian McKellen.