Harry Knowles

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Birthday
11, 1971
Birthplace
Austin, TX
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
11, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Austin, TX

About

Famous for his Ain't It Cool News website, this journalist and movie critic also became known for co-founding two Austin, Texas-based film festivals: Fantastic Fest and the Butt-Numb-A-Thon.

Before Fame

Before launching Ain't It Cool News, he operated a business called Jay's 20th Century Esoterica with his father and sister.

Trivia

On several occasions, he was accused of succumbing to pressure from Hollywood film executives to write biased, overly-positive reviews of films that had been panned by other reviewers.

Family Life

He grew up in Austin and Seymour, Texas, as the son of Jarrell Knowles and Helen Harrison Knowles. In 2007, he married Patricia Cho Jones.

Associated With

He was portrayed by actor Ethan Suplee in the 2009 comedy film Fanboys.