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Dave Barry Poster

Biography

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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 3 July 1947Armonk, New York, USA

Mini Bio (1)

Dave Barry, author of numerous books and a weekly syndicated column with the Miami Herald, is well known for his scathing wit and deep insight into current political issues, exploding toilets, current economic trends, exploding whales, the future of America, exploding pop-tarts, and international relations.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: The Magnificent Funk

Spouse (2)

Michelle Kauffman (1996 - present) (1 child)
Beth ? (? - ?) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (6)

Won the Pulitzer Prize for "his consistently effective use of humor as a device for presenting fresh insights into serious concerns."
Television show Dave's World (1993) featuring Harry Anderson was based on his weekly satire column.
His wife, Michelle Kaufman, is a sportswriter for the Miami Herald, where they both work.
Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, Vol. 131, pages 14-18. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 1005.
Once dedicated a book "To Earnest, who was a big help; and to Zippy, who was a small emergency backup help." Earnest and Zippy are the names of his two dogs.
Brother of Sam Barry and brother-in-law of writer Kathi Kamen Goldmark.

Personal Quotes (7)

Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car, in case the need should arise for them to bark violently at nothing right in your ear.
Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent.
People don't think of writers as sex objects. The women who write to me and suggest that we ought to have sex usually turn out to be, like, eighty. And their letters always end with, 'Just joking.'
It is inhumane, in my opinion, to force people who have a genuine medical need for coffee to wait in line behind people who apparently view it as some kind of recreational activity.
What I look forward to is continued immaturity followed by death.
Karate is a form of martial arts in which people who have had years and years of training can, using only their hands and feet, make some of the worst movies in the history of the world.
Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.

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