JT Leroy

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Birthday
31, 1980
Birthplace
West Virginia
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
31, 1980 (age 38)
Birthplace
West Virginia

About

An American author known for fiction written under the pseudonym of JT LeRoy, she was born Laura Albert. Her best-known works include The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things (a short story collection) and Sarah (a novel about prostitution).

Before Fame

The fictional Jeremiah "Terminator" LeRoy was supposedly involved in drug addiction and prostitution prior to becoming a writer; however, little is known of the early life of Laura Albert, the actual author of works credited to JT LeRoy.

Trivia

An interview with The New York Times confirmed that Laura Albert was the author of the LeRoy books.

Family Life

She spent many years with partner Geoffrey Knoop; they had one son.

Associated With

Billy Corgan was one of the first people to know the secret identity of JT LeRoy.