Biography

Gore Vidal (born October 3, 1925) is an American author, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and liberal political activist. Early in his career he wrote The City and the Pillar (1948), which outraged mainstream critics as one of the first major American novels to feature unambiguous homosexuality. He also ran for political office twice and served as a longtime political critic.

Gore Vidal (born October 3, 1925) is an American author, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and liberal political activist. Early in his career he wrote The City and the Pillar (1948), which outraged mainstream critics as one of the first major American novels to feature unambiguous homosexuality. He also ran for political office twice and served as a longtime political critic.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1925-10-03

Day of Death 2012-07-31

Place of Birth West Point, New York, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Eugene Luther Gore Vidal

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Best of Enemies as Himself
2013 Salinger as Himself
2013 Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia as Himself
2012 Paul Bowles: The Cage Door Is Always Open
2012 Norman Mailer: The American
2010 Standing Army as Himself
2009 Shrink as George Charles
2008 Obscene: A Portrait of Barney Rosset and Grove Press as Himself
2008 Zero An Investigation Into 9-11 as Himself
2006 The U.S. vs. John Lennon as Himself
2006 The Henry Rollins Show(1 episode)
2005 Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula as Himself
2004 Thinking XXX as Himself
2004 Jack & Bobby(1 episode)
2003 Real Time with Bill Maher(1 episode)
2000 Da Ali G Show(1 episode)
1999 Family Guy(1 episode)
1997 Gattaca as Director Josef
1997 Shadow Conspiracy as Page
1996 The Celluloid Closet as Himself
1994 With Honors as Prof. Pitkannan
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Ben-Hur: The Making of an Epic as Himself - Author
1992 Bob Roberts as Senator Brickley Paiste
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1982 Wogan(1 episode)
1981 A Documentary on the Making of 'Gore Vidal's Caligula' as Himself - Writer
1972 Roma as Gore Vidal
1969 Playboy After Dark(1 episode)
1968 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In(1 episode)
1959 Suddenly, Last Summer as Audience Member at Operation
1946 Ritual in Transfigured Time

Writing

2005 Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's CaligulaWriter
1990 The Palermo ConnectionScreenplay
1989 Gore Vidal's Billy the KidWriter
1987 The SicilianWriter
1986 Dress Gray(2 episodes)Writer
1979 CaligulaScreenplay
1970 Myra BreckinridgeAuthor
1970 Last of the Mobile Hot ShotsWriter
1966 Is Paris Burning?Screenplay
1964 The Best ManWriter
1959 Ben-HurWriter
1959 Suddenly, Last SummerScreenplay
1959 Startime(1 episode)Writer
1959 The ScapegoatAdaptation
1958 The Left Handed GunTheatre Play
1958 I Accuse!Screenplay
1956 The Catered AffairScreenplay
1954 Climax!(1 episode)Writer
1954 The Best of Broadway(1 episode)Writer
1951 Goodyear Television Playhouse(1 episode)Writer
1948 Studio One(3 episodes)Writer

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