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Allen Ginsberg (I) (1926–1997)


Louis Ginsberg, the moderate Jewish Socialist and his wife Naomi, who was a radical Communist and irrepressible nudist are the parents of Irwin Allen Ginsberg, the poet and man of many other things eg. actor. Poems he written eg. Howl, Six gallery, Sunflower Sutra ... His themes: drugs, against Vietnam War, politics, "beat generation", hippies, ... See full bio »

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 2012 America (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 Speak Out (TV Movie)
 2000 Twister: A Musical Catastrophe (Video)
He Dead Too (as Rabbi Buddha Whitman/Ginsburg)
 1997 Ballad of the Skeletons (Short)
 1996 Westmoreland Naples (Short)
 1978 Thot-Fal'N (Short)
 1978 Renaldo and Clara
The Father
 1973 Global Groove (Video short)
 1968 Love Love Love (Short)
 1967 Herostratus
Poet (voice)
 1966 Chappaqua
Messiah
 1959 Pull My Daisy (Short)
Allen (as Alan Ginsberg)
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Other Works:

Wrote the foreword for "Gasoline", a book of poems by Gregory Corso See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 13 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Ginsberg | Allen Ginsburg | Rabbi Buddha Whitman/Ginsburg

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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You don't have to be right. All you have to do is be candid. See more »

Trivia:

Public readings of Ginsberg's classic "Howl" became an event, before and after the First Amendment controversies surrounding the work. When one heckler doubted Ginsberg's commitment to "going naked in the world", Ginsberg answered him by disrobing onstage. See more »

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