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About Christopher Isherwood
Christopher Isherwood was an English novelist, diarist, screenwriter and playwright remembered for being the author of several famous novels such as 1939'sGoodbye to Berlin and 1954's The World in the Evening. His famous 1964 novel A Single Man was adapted into the critically acclaimed 2009 drama film of the same name. The film received an Academy Award nomination and three Golden Globe Award nominations.
He was openly gay and had a very controversial romantic relationship with the renowned American portrait artist Don Bachardy. He met Barchardy in 1953 when he was 48 and Bachardy was just 18. Despite the controversy surrounding their relationship and the age difference, the couple remained together until his death in 1986.
He played an instrumental role in popularizing yoga in the United States.
Upon his death in 1986, his body was donated to the UCLA Medical School to be used for medical research.
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Famous quotes by Christopher Isherwood
Life is not so bad if you have plenty of luck, a good physique, and not too much imagination.Christopher Isherwood
What irritates me is the bland way people go around saying, 'Oh, our attitude has changed. We don't dislike these people any more.' But by the strangest coincidence, they haven't taken away the injustice the laws are still on the books.Christopher Isherwood
Christopher Isherwood's Popularity
Christopher Isherwood was a famous English-American author, who was born on August 26, 1904. As a person born on this date, Christopher Isherwood is listed in our database as the 28th most popular celebrity for the day (August 26) and the 35th most popular for the year (1904).
People born on August 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Christopher Isherwood is the 1072nd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Christopher Isherwood's birthday, Christopher Isherwood is the 36th most famous English-American.
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