Harvey Pekar

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Born

10/8/1937 , Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Died

7/12/2010

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Gender

Male

Biography:

Harvey Pekar was an American underground comic book writer, music critic, and media personality. However, Pekar was best known for his autobiographical American Splendor comic series, depicting his life as a "flunky file clerk" at a Cleveland hospital. American Splendor later inspired a 2003 biopic starring Paul Giamatti.