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.
- October 18, 1946
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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.
History. Founded and edited by writer Barry Gifford in 1984, Black Lizard released over ninety books between 1984 and 1990, including reprints of classic novels by Charles Willeford, David Goodis, Peter Rabe, Harry Whittington, Dan J. Marlowe, Charles Williams, and Lionel White, as well as original novels by Barry Gifford and Jim Nisbet.
Estelle Gettleman (née Scher; July 25, 1923 – July 22, 2008), known professionally as Estelle Getty, was an American actress and comedienne best known for her portrayal of Sophia Petrillo on The Golden Girls (1985–92), for which she won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy and a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy ...
Nelson Algren (born Nelson Ahlgren Abraham, March 28, 1909 – May 9, 1981) was an American writer.His 1949 novel The Man with the Golden Arm, won the National Book Award, and was adapted as the 1955 film of the same name.
Howard William Cosell (/ k oʊ ˈ s ɛ l /; né Cohen; March 25, 1918 – April 23, 1995) was an American sports journalist and author. Cosell became prominent and influential during his tenure with ABC Sports from 1953 until 1985.
Mar 01, 2002 · In his book, The Devil Thumbs A Ride And Other Unforgettable Films, Barry Gifford wrote of Tierney, playing another of his classic mean-man roles in Born To Kill (1947): "The big lug is a squinty ...
Alejandro "Álex" de la Iglesia Mendoza (born 4 December 1965) is a Spanish film director, screenwriter, producer and former comic book artist.. De la Iglesia's films combines grotesque and very dark elements such as death and murder: most of his work is considered dark comedies, but are also often considered to have horror and/or drama elements.