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John Fante (I) (1909–1983)

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Fante contracted diabetes in 1955, which resulted in his blindness in 1978. He wrote by dictation to his wife Joyce. He died May 8, 1983, at the age of 74. See more trivia »

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 2006 Ask the Dust (novel)
 1968 Something for a Lonely Man (TV Movie)
 1966 Maya
 1964 Insight (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Urchin (1964) ... (written by)
 1963 The Richard Boone Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Captain Al Sanchez (1963) ... (writer)
 1963 My Six Loves (screenplay)
 1962 Going My Way (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- A Man for Mary (1962) ... (story)
 1962 Walk on the Wild Side (screenplay)
 1957 Jeanne Eagels (screenplay)
 1956 Full of Life (based on his novel) / (screen play)
 1956 Jane Wyman Presents The Fireside Theatre (TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode)
- The Liberator (1956) ... (teleplay)
 1952 My Man and I (written by)
 1944 Youth Runs Wild (screenplay) / (story)
 1940 East of the River (story "Mama Ravioli")
 1940 The Golden Fleecing (based upon an original story by)
 1935 Dinky (story)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: "John Fante and H.L. Mencken: A Personal Correspondence". See more »

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1 Print Biography | See more »
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Trivia:

Fante contracted diabetes in 1955, which resulted in his blindness in 1978. He wrote by dictation to his wife Joyce. He died May 8, 1983, at the age of 74. See more »

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