Harvey Pekar (1939–2010)


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Harvey Pekar was born on October 8, 1939 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He was an actor and writer, known for American Splendor (2003), Hero Tomorrow (2007) and Harvey Pekar's Teo Macero (2015). He was married to Joyce Brabner. He died on July 12, 2010 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. See full bio »

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American Splendor Real Harvey
(2003)
Hero Tomorrow Voice of the Squid
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 2007 Hero Tomorrow
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 2004 All That You Love Will Be Carried Away (Short)
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 2003 American Splendor
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Best known for writing the first major autobiographical comic book, "American Splendor".

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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 8 Articles | See more »
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Personal Quote:

(On first meeting Paul Giamatti): "You'd better be the man your father was". (Bart Giamatti, who was a professor of Renaissance Literature at Yale and was Commissioner of Baseball when Pete Rose was banned from the game). See more »

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Wrote a comic book called American Splendor. Various artists drew the artwork for the comic book scripts Harvey writes. See more »

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