Rafael Yglesias

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Birthday
12, 1954
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1954 (age 65)
Birthplace
New York

About

An American writer, he is known for his novel-turned-screenplay, Fearless, and for his 2005 screenplay, Dark Water. His 2009 memoir, A Happy Marriage, received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

Before Fame

He grew up in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York. He later settled in Greenwich Village.

Trivia

He dropped out of the tenth grade to finish Hide Fox, and All After (1972), his first novel.

Family Life

He was the son of novelists Jose Yglesias and Helen Yglesias. Following the death of his first wife, artist Margaret Joskow, he wed businesswoman Donna Redel.

Associated With

His novel, Fearless, was made into a feature film starring Jeff Bridges.

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