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Allen Ginsberg (I) (1926–1997)


Louis Ginsberg, the moderate Jewish Socialist and his wife Naomi, who was a radical Communist and irrepressible nudist are the parents of Irwin Allen Ginsberg, the poet and man of many other things eg. actor. Poems he written eg. Howl, Six gallery, Sunflower Sutra ... His themes: drugs, against Vietnam War, politics, "beat generation", hippies, ... See full bio »

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Known For

Howl
Howl Writer
(2010)
The Cockettes
The Cockettes Himself
(2002)
Johnny Minotaur
(1971)

Filmography

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 2012 America (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 Speak Out (TV Movie)
 2000 Twister: A Musical Catastrophe (Video)
He Dead Too (as Rabbi Buddha Whitman/Ginsburg)
 1996 Westmoreland Naples (Short)
 1978 Thot-Fal'N (Short)
 1978 Renaldo and Clara
The Father
 1973 Global Groove (Video short)
 1971 About Me: A Musical (Short)
 1968 Love Love Love (Short)
 1967 Herostratus
Poet (voice)
 1966 Chappaqua
Messiah
 1959 Pull My Daisy (Short)
Allen (as Alan Ginsberg)
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Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Composer (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (91 credits)
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Other Works:

CD: Spoken-word CD "The Lion For Real" (Mercury) See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 15 Portrayals | 2 Interviews | 7 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Alan Ginsberg | Allen Ginsburg | Rabbi Buddha Whitman/Ginsburg

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

The Future is History, we're in Science Fiction now. See more »

Trivia:

He was nominated for the 2011 New Jersey Hall of Fame for his services and contributions to Literature. He was awarded the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. He was also inducted into the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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