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William Wharton (1925–2008)

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He and his family eventually moved to Paris, where he established his painting career. He signed his artwork with his birth name, but published his books under a pseudonym. He continued painting even after becoming a successful writer. See more trivia »

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Known For

Birdy
Birdy Writer
(1984)
A Midnight Clear
(1992)
Dad
Dad Writer
(1989)

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 1992 A Midnight Clear (novel)
 1989 Dad (novel)
 1984 Birdy (based on the novel by)
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Alternate Names:

Albert DuAime
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Personal Quote:

Not thinking of myself as a writer gives me the freedom to be one. I basically just look into my head and see the image and look for words. (from a 1986 interview with the Times of London, on how painting was still as important to him as writing)

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After the war, he earned an art degree at UCLA, where he also took a doctorate in psychology. He taught art in the Los Angeles public schools. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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