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Jay McInerney


Jay McInerney was born on January 13, 1955 in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. He is a writer and actor, known for Gia (1998), Bright Lights, Big City (1988) and Sour Grapes (2016). He has been married to Anne Randolph Hearst since November 21, 2006. He was previously married to Helen Bransford, Merry Reymond and Linda Rossiter. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Gia
Gia Writer
(1998)
Sour Grapes
Sour Grapes Himself, novelist and wine columnist
(2016)

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 1998 Gia (TV Movie) (written by)
 1997 Smoke Screens (Short) (story)
 1993 Drug-Taking and the Arts (Documentary) (novel "Bright Lights, Big City")
 1993 Hotel Room (TV Mini-Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Getting Rid of Robert (1993) ... (written by)
 1988 Bright Lights, Big City (novel) / (screenplay)
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Other Works:

Fiction: "Con Doctor", "Playboy" (USA), January 1997, p.116-118+144+198-199. See more »

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1 Interview | 4 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on Hollywood interest in his book, "Bright Lights, Big City") A month before the book came out, I was working in a liquor store to make ends meet when I got a call from Paramount: Could I fly to Hollywood? I thought it was hilarious. But when I was out there, there was a great explosion at Paramount, and everybody suddenly left the next week, so I never heard from them again. Then Jerry ... See more »

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Received B.A. from Williams College in 1976; post-graduate studies at Sycracuse University.

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