Nicolas Sheff

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Birthday
20, 1982
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1982 (age 37)
Birthplace
United States

About

Writer who rose to fame for his debut 2009 memoir Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines, which inspired the 2018 film Beautiful Boy. His second 2012 book We All Fall Down: Living with Addiction landed him on the New York Times' best-sellers list. 

Before Fame

He grew up addicted to methamphetamine and heroin. He first obtained longer-term sobriety at age 28. 

Trivia

He has worked as a story editor and writer for the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. He wrote the 2013 episode "Try" of Netflix's original series The Killing

Family Life

His wife's name is Jette. His father David wrote the 2008 memoir Beautiful Boy. 

Associated With

He was portrayed by Timothée Chalamet in the 2018 drama film Beautiful Boy.