Tobias Wolff

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Birthday
19, 1945
Birthplace
Birmingham, AL
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
19, 1945 (age 74)
Birthplace
Birmingham, AL

About

A contemporary American author, he is best known for his popular memoir, This Boy's Life. He was a recipient of the 2006 PEN/Malamud Award.

Before Fame

He taught at Syracuse University from 1980 to 1997.

Trivia

His 1984 novella, The Barracks Thief, won the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction.

Family Life

He married Catherine Dolores Spohn in 1975; they became parents to three children.

Associated With

His autobiographical work, This Boy's Life, was made into a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.