Clay Felker

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Birthday
2, 1945
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jul 1, 2008 (62)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
2, 1945
Birthplace
Missouri
Death Date
Jul 1, 2008 (62)

About

Journalist and editor who established the influential New York Magazine and left an indelible mark on American journalism. Over the course of his career, he worked for The New York Herald Tribune and edited The Village Voice.

Before Fame

After graduating from Duke University, where he studied journalism, he worked for Sports Illustrated, Esquire, and Life Magazine.

Trivia

He worked to create the article that formed the basis of The Feminine Mystique book.

Family Life

He was once married to screen actress Pamela Tiffin. His other marriages were to Leslie Blatt and journalist Gail Sheehy.

Associated With

He was a longtime friend of fellow journalist Tom Wolfe.