country of citizenship:
United States of America
educated at: Yale University
Gerald Clarke (born June 21, 1937) is an American writer, best known for the biographies Capote (1988) (made into the Oscar-winning 2005 film Capote) and Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland (2000).He has also written for magazines including Esquire, Architectural Digest, and Time Magazine, where he was a senior writer for many years.
While an undergraduate at Yale, he wrote for campus humor magazine The Yale Record.A native of Los Angeles, Clarke now lives in Bridgehampton, in eastern Long Island, New York.
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