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Hubert Selby Jr. (1928–2004)

American writer. He was born and brought up in New York City, the son of Hubert and Adalin Selby. His father was a merchant seaman and former coal-miner from Kentucky who had settled in the Red Hook district of Brooklyn. Hubert Sr. returned to the merchant marine after the outbreak of World War Two, where in 1944 Hubert Jr. followed him. He had ... See full bio »

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 2003 Sunset Motel
 2003 Had Some Time (Short)
Old Man
 2000 The Huntress (TV Series)
Harry
- Springing Tiny (2000) ... Harry
 2000 Requiem for a Dream
Laughing Guard
 1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn
Car Driver
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2 Biographical Movies | 6 Articles | See more »


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Had to have 10 of his ribs removed due to problems with his lungs. See more »

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Almost all main male characters in his stories are named Harry (Harry Black in Last Exit to Brooklyn; Harry White in The Demon; Harry Goldfarb in Requiem for a Dream; Harry Barnard in Waiting Period). See more »

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Leo

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