Irving Thalberg Jr.

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Birthday
25, 1930
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Aug 21, 1987 (56)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
25, 1930
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Aug 21, 1987 (56)

About

Professor of philosophy at the University of Chicago until his death from cancer in 1987.

Before Fame

He studied at Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland and Stanford University.

Trivia

He defended the Platonic tripartite analysis of knowledge against the most popular philosophical thought of his day.

Family Life

He was the son of Hollywood producer Irving Thalberg and Oscar-winning actress Norma Shearer. His father died from pneumonia when Irving Jr. was six years old.

Associated With

His mother was nominated for an Academy Award for her portrayal of Marie Antoinette in the 1938 movie of the same name.