Restored and expanded 50th-anniversary edition of "Junkie" published.
3 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
3 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
7 Articles |
William Burroughs | William Lee
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
One very important aspect of art is that it makes people aware of what they know and don't know they know... Once the breakthrough is made, there is a permanent expansion of awareness. But there is always a reaction of rage, of outrage, at the first breakthrough... So the artist, then, expands awareness. And once the breakthrough is made, this becomes part of the general awareness.
The acknowledgment given to him at the end of the film Blade Runner
(1982) was for legal reasons. He had written a screenplay with an identical title (and completely different storyline), but it was never put into production.
Gravelly voice, a fedora tipped to the right with heavy glasses and dark, sardonic sense of humor.