Oscar Fraley

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Birth Name: Oscar Fraley

Occupation: Memoirist

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: August 2, 1914

Date Of Death: January 6, 1994

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Oscar Fraley was born on the 2nd of August, 1914. He was famous for being a Memoirist. An American writer and journalist, he is best known as the co-author of the 1957 memoir, The Untouchables, which inspired a 1950s television series and a 1987 film. He also had a lengthy career as a sportswriter.

Oscar Fraley was born in Pennsylvania. While working as a reporter for United Press International, he was introduced to his Untouchables co-writer, Eliot Ness. After several rounds of scotch at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, the two agreed to co-write a book. Soon after its publication, The Untouchables sold more than 1.5 million copies.

Oscar Fraley was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Oscar Fraley 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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Personal Life

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Oscar Fraley was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: Oscar Fraley
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Oscar Fraley 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: Oscar Fraley was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Oscar Fraley 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.

Oscar Fraley’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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