Barry Gifford (born October 18, 1946) is an American author, poet, and screenwriter known for his distinctive mix of American landscapes and prose influenced by film noir and Beat Generation writers. Gifford is best known for his series of novels about Sailor and Lula, two star-crossed protagonists on a perpetual road trip .
- October 18, 1946 (age 74), Chicago, Illinois, United States
Barry Gifford, Writer: Lost Highway. Barry Gifford was born on October 18, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a writer, known for Lost Highway (1997), Wild at Heart (1990) and Black Wings Has My Angel.
- Writer, Actor, Producer
- October 18, 1946
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Barry Gifford (born October 18, 1946) is an American author, poet, and screenwriter known for his distinctive mix of American landscapes and film noir- and Beat Generation-influenced literary madness. He is best known for his series of novels about Sailor and Lula, two sex-driven, star-crossed protagonists on the road. The first of the series, Wild at ...
He came across the phrase "lost highway" in the book Night People (1992) by Barry Gifford. Because Lynch knew the writer very well and had previously adapted his novel Wild at Heart (1990) into a film by the same name ,  he told him that he loved the phrase as a title for a movie.
Barry Gifford helped out on the script also. Isabella Rossellini played Perdita Durango in David Lynch 's Wild At Heart , also based on a Gifford work. The film was in English, but did not prove as great a success as hoped; for some it felt too post- Tarantino .
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Jack Gilford (born Jacob Aaron Gellman; July 25, 1908 – June 4, 1990) was an American Broadway, film, and television actor. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Save the Tiger (1973).