Harry Crews

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Birthday
7, 1935
Birthplace
Georgia
DEATH DATE
Mar 28, 2012 (76)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1935
Birthplace
Georgia
DEATH DATE
Mar 28, 2012 (76)

About

An American novelist and playwright, he wrote the 1968 novel The Gospel Singer and also published columns and essays in Esquire magazine. His other literary works include The Mulching of America, A Feast of Snakes, and The Gypsy's Curse.

Before Fame

He served in the U.S. Marines during the Korean War.

Trivia

He had a tattoo on his arm that featured a line from an E.E. Cummings poem.

Family Life

He grew up in Georgia and briefly attended the University of Florida. With his wife, Sally, he had a son named Patrick.

Associated With

He had a brief role in The Indian Runner, a film directed by Sean Penn.