Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll bio

Birth Name: James Dennis Carroll

Occupation: Autobiographer

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: August 1, 1949

Date Of Death: September 11, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American


Jim Carroll was born on the 1st of August, 1949. He was popular for being a Autobiographer. An American author, spoken-word poet and musician, he is best known for his autobiographical work, The Basketball Diaries. He published a second memoir, Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries 1971-1973, in 1987.

Jim Carroll was born in New York City. He grew up on the Lower East Side of New York and briefly studied at Columbia University. He published his first poetry collection, Organic Trains, while he was in high school. During his turbulent youth, he led a double life as a star basketball player and a heroin-addicted sex worker.

Jim Carroll was a Leo and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.


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Childhood

Jim Carroll was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

James Dennis Carroll is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.

Education

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Family

Jim Carroll’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Jim Carroll’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Jim Carroll kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Jim Carroll was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Dennis Carroll
NICKNAME: Jim
RELIGION: Unknown
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Leo
BIRTH DAY: Monday
DEATH DAY: Friday

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Horoscope

Zodiac Sign: Jim Carroll was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Jim Carroll was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Jim Carroll had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Jim Carroll’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.


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