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Gustav Hasford (1947–1993)

Gustav Hasford was born in 1947, in Russellville, Alabama. He joined the Marines right out of school in 1967 and used his experiences as a Combat Correspondent in Vietnam to write his first novel, The Short-Timers, which Stanley Kubrick turned into Full Metal Jacket (1987). Hasford's second novel, published in 1990, was a sequel to The ... See full bio »

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(age 45) in Ithaca, Greece

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Fiction: "The Phantom Blooper" , "Playboy" (USA), January 1990, p.142-143+148+178-184. See more »

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Won an Academy Award nomination (along with co-screenwriters Michael Herr and Stanley Kubrick for the only produced screenplay he ever wrote. See more »

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