Hubert Selby Jr.

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Birthday
23, 1928
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Apr 26, 2004 (75)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1928
Birthplace
New York
DEATH DATE
Apr 26, 2004 (75)

About

A twentieth-century American novelist, he is remembered for Last Exit to Brooklyn and Requiem for a Dream, both of which were made into films.

Before Fame

He dropped out of school and joined the Merchant Marines when he was fifteen years old.

Trivia

He used unorthodox punctuation in his novels.

Family Life

He married Suzanne Selby in 1969. He was known to his friends as "Cubby."

Associated With

His famous novel, Requiem for a Dream, was made into a film starring Jared Leto.

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