Edward Bunker

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Birthday
31, 1933
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jul 19, 2005 (71)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1933
Birthplace
California
Death Date
Jul 19, 2005 (71)

About

An American criminal-turned-crime writer, he is best known for his screenplays for Straight Time (1978), Runaway Train (1985), and Animal Factory (2000). Following his 1975 release from prison, he pursued careers in both writing and acting.

Before Fame

A career criminal, he was convicted of numerous crimes, including armed robbery, drug dealing, and forgery.

Trivia

At age seventeen, he was the youngest inmate in San Quentin State Prison.

Family Life

He and his wife Jennifer had a son named Brendan.

Associated With

He was a close friend of Danny Trejo.