William Humphrey

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Birthday
18, 1924
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 20, 1997 (73)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
18, 1924
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 20, 1997 (73)

About

A twentieth-century American writer of novels focusing on small-town life in Texas, he is known for works such as Home from the Hill and The Ordways. His later works include No Resting Place and September Song.

Before Fame

He studied at Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas, but did not graduate from either.

Trivia

He mentored playwright and author Sherman Yellen.

Family Life

At the age of thirteen, he moved to Dallas with his mother after his father died in a car accident.

Associated With

His first novel, Home from the Hill, was made into a film starring Robert Mitchum.

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