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Christopher Hitchens (1949–2011)

Christopher Eric Hitchens (born April 13, 1949) was a British-American author, journalist, and literary critic. He was a columnist at Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The Nation, Slate, and Free Inquiry. Hitchens is known for his atheism and anti-theism and was a firm believer in the Enlightenment values of secularism, humanism, and reason. Hitchens ... See full bio »


(age 62) in Houston, Texas, USA

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 2004 Texas: America Supersized (TV Movie documentary)
 2002 The Trials of Henry Kissinger (Documentary) (book "The Trial of Henry Kissinger")
 1994 Hell's Angel (TV Movie documentary)
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He wrote reviews, columns, and editorials to "The New Statesman," "The Daily Express," and "The Evening Standard," in London, England. He became a staff writer and editor for "The New Statesman" in the late 1970s. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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[to Charlton Heston, in a televised debate] Keep your hairpiece on. See more »


He married a Greek Cypriot, Eleni Meleagiou. He is survived by their two children, Alexander Hitchens and Sophia Hitchens; his second wife, Carol Blue Hitchens and their daughter, Antonia Hitchens; and his brother, Peter Hitchens. See more »


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