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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 24 September 1926Magna, Utah, USA
Date of Death 3 April 1990Los Angeles, California, USA  (aneurysm)

Spouse (1)

Norma Lee Fink (? - 3 April 1990) (his death)

Trivia (6)

Daughter is script supervisor Samantha C. Kirkeby, who heads the Clair Huffaker Company.
Huffaker's wife, Norma Lee Fink, was an attorney. She became the first female prosecutor in Texas. Later, as a private practitioner, her clients included Sam Peckinpah, Franco Nero, Henry Farrell, Christopher Lee, Inger Stevens, Norman Baer, Ed Linn, Slim Pickens and husband Clair Huffaker.
Wrote a memoir in his 50s titled "One Time I Saw Morning Come Home" in which he tries to come to grips with the fact that his parents were just teenagers when they had him.
Started his own film production company in 1969.
Attended Princeton and Columbia universities and the Sorbonne in Paris. He worked in Chicago as an assistant editor for Time magazine before turning to writing western fiction.
Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

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