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Norman Mailer

Norman MailerAKA Norman Kingsley Mailer

Born: 31-Jan-1923
Birthplace: Long Branch, NJ
Died: 10-Nov-2007
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, Provincetown Town Cemetery, Provincetown, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Armies of the Night

Military service: US Army (1944-46, WWII, Philippines)

Wife: Beatrice Silverman (m. 1944, div. 1952, three daughters)
Wife: Adele Morales (artist, div.)
Wife: Beverley Bentley (m. 1963, div.)
Wife: Jean Campbell (div.)
Wife: Norris Church Mailer
Son: Michael Mailer (b. 1964)
Son: Matthew Mailer (b. 1972)
Son: Stephen Mailer

    University: SB Engineering Sciences, Harvard University (1943, with honors)

    The Village Voice Co-Founder (1955)
    Dissent Editor (1952-63)
    Academy of Achievement 2004
    Fair Play for Cuba Committee
    International PEN
    MoveOn.org
    Socialist Workers Party Committee to Aid the Monroe Defendants (Feb-1962)
    Polk Award 1968
    Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction 1969 for Armies of the Night
    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1980 for The Executioner's Song
    National Book Award for Arts and Letters 1969 for Armies of the Night
    Emerson Thoreau Medal 1989
    John P. McGovern Award 2002
    Assault with a Deadly Weapon stabbed his wife, New York City (21-Nov-1960), charge reduced
    Assault pled guilty
    Psychiatric Observation Bellevue Hospital
    Wedding: Michael Huffington and Arianna Stassinopoulos (1986)
    Wedding: Jonathan M. Tisch and Laura S. Steinberg (1988)
    Jewish Ancestry Paternal
    Risk Factors: Orgone

    FILMOGRAPHY AS DIRECTOR
    Tough Guys Don't Dance (12-Sep-1987)
    Maidstone (1970)
    Beyond the Law (1968)

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    The Outsider (22-Apr-2005) · Himself
    Inside Deep Throat (11-Feb-2005) · Himself
    Hijacking Catastrophe: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of American Empire (10-Sep-2004) · Himself
    Stone Reader (Jan-2002)
    Keep the River on Your Right: A Modern Cannibal Tale (15-Apr-2000) · Himself
    Cremaster 2 (13-Oct-1999)
    When We Were Kings (25-Oct-1996) · Himself
    The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg (18-Feb-1994) · Himself
    Ragtime (20-Nov-1981)
    Maidstone (1970)
    Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee (21-Nov-1969) · Himself
    Beyond the Law (1968)

Author of books:
The Naked and the Dead (1948, novel)
Barbary Shore (1951, novel)
The Deer Park (1955, novel)
The White Negro (1957, pamphlet)
Advertisements for Myself (1959, collection)
Death for the Ladies (and Other Disasters) (1962, poetry)
The Presidential Papers (1963, essays)
An American Dream (1965, novel)
Cannibals and Christians (1966, collection)
Why Are We in Vietnam? (1967, novel)
The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, the Novel as History (1968, criticism)
Miami and the Siege of Chicago: An Informal History of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968 (1968, politics)
Of a Fire on the Moon (1970, history)
The Prisoner of Sex (1971, social studies)
Maidstone (1971, fiction)
Existential Errands (1972, collection)
St. George and the Godfather (1972, politics)
Marilyn: A Biography (1973, biography)
The Fight (1975, sports)
Some Honorable Men: Political Conventions, 1960-1972 (1976, politics)
Genius and Lust: A Journey Through the Major Writings of Henry Miller (1976, criticism)
A Transit to Narcissus: A Facsimile of the Original Typescript (1978, novel)
The Executioner's Song: The Story of Gary Gilmore (1979, biography)
Of Women and Their Elegance (1980, photography)
Of a Small and Modest Malignancy, Wicked and Bristling with Dots (1980, essays)
Pieces and Pontifications (1982, essays)
Ancient Evenings (1983, novel)
Tough Guys Don't Dance (1984, novel)
Harlot's Ghost (1991, novel)
Portrait of Picasso As a Young Man: An Interpretive Biography (1995, biography)
Oswald's Tale: An American Mystery (1995)
The Gospel According to the Son (1997, novel)
The Time of Our Time (1998, criticism)
Into the Mirror: The Life of Master Spy Robert P. Hanssen (2001, biography)


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