Armistead Maupin

Born May 13, 1944

Armistead Jones Maupin, Jr. is an American writer, best known for his Tales of the City series of novels, set in San Francisco.

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1944 Birth Born on May 13, 1944.


1974 30 Years Old 1 More Event
He says he had known he was gay since childhood, but didn't have sex until he was 26 and only decided to come out in 1974 when he was about 30. … Read More
1978 34 Years Old The first of Maupin's novels, entitled Tales of the City, was published in 1978. … Read More
1982 38 Years Old Maybe The Moon is a story Maupin describes as 'partly autobiographical', despite the main character being a female heterosexual Jewish dwarf. The character was also based on his friend Tamara De Treaux, who played the title character in the 1982 film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. … Read More


Prior to the 2007 release of Michael Tolliver Lives, Maupin had been quoted on his website as saying that another Tales of the City novel was unlikely. … Read More
2011 67 Years Old In May 2011, a theatrical musical version of Tales of the City had its premiere at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. … Read More
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