Gerald Clarke (author)Gerald Clarke (born June 21, 1937) is an American writer, best known for the biographies ''Capote'' (1988) (made into the Oscar-winning 2005 film ''Capote'') and ''Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland'' (2000).
He has also written for magazines including ''Esquire'', ''Architectural Digest'', and ''Time Magazine'', where he was a senior writer for many years.
While an undergraduate at Yale, he wrote for campus humor magazine ''The Yale Record''.
A native of Los Angeles, Clarke now lives in Bridgehampton, in eastern Long Island, New York. Provided by Wikipedia