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- August 2nd 1994
by Random House Publishing Group
(first published June 20th 1890)
- Date of birth: December 25, 1908
- Died: November 21, 1999
- Born: in Sutton, Surrey, England, The United Kingdom.
- Description: Quentin Crisp, born Denis Charles Pratt, was an English writer, artist's model, actor and raconteur known for his memorable and insightful witticisms. He became a gay icon in the 1970s after publication of his memoir, The Naked Civil Servant, brought to the attention of the general public his defiant exhibitionism and longstanding refusal to remain in the closet.