John Fante bio

Birth Name: John Fante

Occupation: Screenwriter

Place Of Birth: Denver

Date Of Birth: April 8, 1909

Date Of Death: May 8, 1983

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

John Fante was born on the 8th of April, 1909. He was famous for being a Screenwriter. An influential American fiction writer and screenwriter, he is best known for the Bandini Quartet book series (1938-1985), and particularly for the quasi-autobiographical novel, Ask the Dust (1939). His other works of dirty realism include Full of Life (1952), The Brotherhood of the Grape (1977), and Dreams from Bunker Hill (1982).

John Fante was born in Denver. After trying, and failing, to get his stories published by the American Mercury, he finally received an acceptance letter for his short story, Altar Boy. The work was accepted by editor H.L. Mencken on the condition that Fante type it up. His novel, Ask the Dust, was adapted into a 2006 Paramount Pictures feature starring Donald Sutherland, Colin Farrell, and Salma Hayek .

John Fante was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Fante is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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John Fante was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: John Fante
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: John Fante was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: John Fante was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: John Fante had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

John Fante’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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