George Plimpton


Born: 3/18/1927 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: 9/25/2003
Age: 76
Cause of death: apparently of a heart attack

Full name: George Ames Plimpton
Noted For: writer; participated in professional sports and other endeavors as an amateur and wrote about his experiences. Wrote Paper Lion (1966) about playing with the Detroit Lions; published in Sports Illustrated and Playboy. Editor, The Paris Review (1953-2003).