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).
|Born||June 21, 1937|
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Residence||Bridgehampton, New York, U.S.|
|Known for||Capote (2005)|
Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland (2000)
Gerald Clarke may refer to:
Gerald Clarke (author), American biographer
Gerald Clarke (artist), Cahuillia sculptor and artist from California
Gerald B. Clarke, Rhodesian politicianUSC Scripter Award
The USC Scripter Award (Scripter) is the name given to an award presented annually by the University of Southern California (USC) to honor both authors and screenwriters. Starting in 1988, the USC Libraries Board of Councilors award the year's best film adaptation of a printed work, recognizing the original author and the screenwriter. In 2016, a television adaption Scripter award was added as well as the Literary Achievement Award. The Ex Libris Award is occasionally presented to long-time supporters of the USC Libraries. USC Libraries website writes, "Scripter celebrates writers and writing, collaboration, and the profound results of transforming one artistic medium into another. It stands as an emblem of libraries’ ability to inspire creative and scholarly achievement."