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Irvine Welsh (born 27 September 1958) is a Scottish writer. He is a novelist, playwright and short story writer. He is best known for his novel Trainspotting (1993). It was made into a 1996 movie of the same name. He has also written novels such as Filth (1998), Glue (2001), Porno (2002), The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs (2006), Crime (2008), and Skagboys (2012).

Welsh was born in Leith, Edinburgh. He has been married twice. Both marriages ended in divorce. He lives in the United States.


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