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Terry Southern

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Biography

Alvarado, Texas, USA
Terry Southern began writing satirical, outrageous fiction at the age of 12, when he took it upon himself to rewrite various Edgar Allan Poe stories "because they didn't go far enough". After serving as a lieutenant in the army in World War II, he began writing short stories in earnest while studying at the Sorbonne. "The Accident", published in the premier issue of The Paris Review, was the first short story to appear in that magazine. According to Peter Matthiessen, "The Sun and the Stillborn Stars", also by Terry, determined the course of The Paris Review as a venue for short fiction. Read more...

Actor

Character: Himself

Cocksucker Blues 1972

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Character: Reporter at space launch

The Man Who Fell to Earth 1976

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Character: Himself

Arena 1975

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Character: Himself - Memorial Tribute

The 68th Annual Academy Awards 1996

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Writing