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.
He grew up addicted to methamphetamine and heroin. He first obtained longer-term sobriety at age 28.
His wife's name is Jette. His father David wrote the 2008 memoir Beautiful Boy.
He was portrayed by Timothée Chalamet in the 2018 drama film Beautiful Boy.