Age Of Michael Herr biography

Birth Name: Michael Dorris

Occupation: Memoirist

Place Of Birth: Kentucky

Date Of Birth: January30, 1945

Date Of Death: April 10, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Michael Dorris was born on the 30th of January, 1945. He was known for being a Memoirist. An American author and scholar, he is best known for his memoir, The Broken Cord, and for his novel, A Yellow Raft in Blue Water. He was the 1989 recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction.

Michael Dorris was born in Kentucky. He studied English, Classics, and anthropology at Georgetown University and Yale University and later taught at Dartmouth College. After being accused of sexual abuse by two of his daughters, he committed suicide at the age of fifty-two.

Michael Dorris was a Aquarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

JUMP TO: Michael Dorris’s biography, facts, family, personal life, zodiac, videos and related celebs.


Michael Dorris 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.

Michael Dorris 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.


Michael’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

Associated with

Personal Life

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

Michael Dorris was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Michael Dorris
AGE GENERATION:Baby Boomers Generation
DEATH DAY:Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Michael Dorris was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Michael Dorris 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: Michael Dorris had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Michael Dorris’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

Don’t miss

Who’s the richest Memoirist in the world?
Who are the richest people in the world?
When is Michael Dorris’s birthday?

Fans also viewed

Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with new details about Michael Dorris. Bookmark this page and come back often for updates.