Gay Talese

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Birthday
7, 1932
Birthplace
Ocean City, NJ
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1932 (age 87)
Birthplace
Ocean City, NJ

About

American author who wrote for The New York Times and Esquire Magazine. His famous pieces of literary journalism include articles about singer Frank Sinatra and baseball player Joe DiMaggio.

Before Fame

He belonged to the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity while he attended the University of Alabama.

Trivia

He is mentioned in the lyrics of the Pete Townshend song, "Communication."

Family Life

He was born in New Jersey to an Italian-American family. He and his wife, Nan, had two daughters.

Associated With

His 1966 Esquire article on Frank Sinatra, "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold," became one of the most influential American magazine articles of all time and inspired a new generation of journalism.