Henry Charles Bukowski was a German-American poet, novelist, and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural, and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles.
Born: August 16, 1920, Andernach, Germany
Died: March 9, 1994, San Pedro Peninsula Hospital
Movies: Barfly, Factotum, Charles Bukowski: Bukowski at Bellevue, MORE
Spouse: Linda Lee Beighle (m. 1985–1994), Barbara Bukowski (m. 1955–1958)
We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.
The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it – basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.