"The Black Rider"
3 Biographical Movies |
2 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
2 Interviews |
7 Articles |
William Burroughs | William Lee
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
A simopath - the technical name for this disorder escapes me - is a citizen convinced that he is an ape or other simian. It is a disorder peculiar to the army, and discharge cures it.
In 1937, while studying medicine in Germany, he agreed to marry a German Jewish woman named Ilse Herzfeld Klapper so she could escape Nazi persecution and become a U.S. citizen. They never lived together, separating immediately upon entering the U.S., but remained friends, meeting weekly for lunch. Burroughs formally divorced her nine years later so he could marry his second wife, Joan.
Gravelly voice, a fedora tipped to the right with heavy glasses and dark, sardonic sense of humor.