Terry Southern

Writer · Actor · Producer
IVA Star Rating : 57
Terry Southern was an American novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and university lecturer, noted for his distinctive satirical style. Part of the Paris postwar literary movement in the 1950s and a companion to Beat writers in Greenwich Village, Southern was also at the center of Swinging London in the 1960s and helped to change the style and substance of American films in the 1970s. read more

Terry Southern was an American novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and university lecturer, noted for his distinctive satirical style. Part of the Paris postwar literary movement in the 1950s and a companion to Beat writers in Greenwich Village, Southern was also at the center of Swinging London in the 1960s and helped to change the style and substance of American films in the 1970s. He briefly wrote for Saturday Night Live in the 1980s.

Born

Thursday, 01 May 1924

Died

Sunday, 29 October 1995

Actor Filmography

The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation Himself 1999
Burroughs: The Movie 1984
The Man Who Fell to Earth Reporter at space launch 1976
Arena Himself 1975
Cocksucker Blues Himself 1972
End of the Road Mr. Caruso 1970
The Queen Himself 1968
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation Himself 1999
Burroughs: The Movie 1984
The Man Who Fell to Earth Reporter at space launch 1976
Arena Himself 1975
Cocksucker Blues Himself 1972
End of the Road Mr. Caruso 1970
The Queen Himself 1968

Producer Filmography

1970 Oscar Best Writing, Story and Screenplay Based on Material Not Previously Published or Produced Nominated
1965 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nominated
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