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Vidal in 2009
Eugene Louis Vidal
October 3, 1925
West Point, New York, U.S.
|Died||July 31, 2012
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Other names||Eugene Luther Vidal, Jr.|
|Education||Phillips Exeter Academy|
|Occupation||Writer, novelist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, actor|
|Known for||The City and the Pillar (1948)
Myra Breckinridge (1968)
|Parent(s)||Eugene Luther Vidal
Nina S. Gore
Vidal was born at West Point, New York, the only child of Eugene Luther Vidal (1895-1969) and Nina Gore (1903-1978). He was openly bisexual. Vidal died of pneumonia at his home in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, in 2012.
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