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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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Fear X Writer
(2003)
(1998)
Jour et nuit Writer
(1986)

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 2021 Requiem for a Dream: Scene Reinterpretation (Short) (based on the book by) / (screenplay)
 2018 Christian Frates' Voice Swaps (TV Series short) (orginal script by - 1 episode)
- Venom the Parent (2018) ... (orginal script by)
 2015 Tralala (Short) (writer)
 2013 The Demon: A Film About Andy Kaufman (Documentary short) (inspired by)
 2003 Fear X (screenplay by)
 2000 Requiem for a Dream (based on the book by) / (screenplay)
 1991 Fortune Cookie (Short)
 1989 Last Exit to Brooklyn (book)
 1986 Jour et nuit
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2 Biographical Movies | 6 Articles | See more »


Alternate Names:

Hubert Selby Jnr
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Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume 7, 2003-2005, pages 504-505. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2007. See more »

Trademark:

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 »

Star Sign:

Leo

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