Charles R. Jackson

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Birthday
6, 1903
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 21, 1968 (65)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1903
Birthplace
New Jersey
Death Date
Sep 21, 1968 (65)

About

A twentieth-century American author, he is best known for his popular 1944 novel, The Lost Weekend, which describes a five-day alcoholic binge in Manhattan. He is also remembered for his second novel, The Fall of Valor (1946).

Before Fame

After briefly attending Syracuse University, he worked as a freelance journalist in New York City.

Trivia

His brother and sister were both killed in a train and automobile collision.

Family Life

He married Rhoda Copland Booth in 1938.

Associated With

His novel, The Lost Weekend, was made into a feature film directed by Billy Wilder.

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