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Harvey Pekar (1939–2010)


Harvey Pekar was born on October 8, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for American Splendor (2003), Hero Tomorrow (2007) and Harvey Pekar's Teo Macero (2015). He was married to Joyce Brabner. He died on July 12, 2010 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. See full bio »

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American Splendor
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Best known for writing the first major autobiographical comic book, "American Splendor".

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | See more »
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As a matter of fact, I deliberately look for the mundane, because I feel these stories are ignored. The most influential things that happen to virtually all of us are the things that happen on a daily basis. not the traumas. Yet, because they are common, writers ignore them as not being fit to write about. I take the opposite point of view. I think you can find all the elements that you can find ... See more »

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He and his wife, Joyce Brabner, are the legal guardians of teenager Danielle Batone. See more »

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