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Curt Gentry

Born: Jun 13, 1931

Death: Jul 10, 2014

Birthplace: Lamar

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Curt Gentry

Date of Birth : Jun 13, 1931
Date of Death : Jul 10, 2014
Birth Place : Lamar

Curtis Marsena "Curt" Gentry was an American writer, born in Lamar, Colorado. He is best known for co-authoring, with Vincent Bugliosi, the 1974 book Helter Skelter, which detailed the Charles Manson murders. Gentry lived in San Francisco, California. Gentry died, aged 83, on July 10, 2014, in San Francisco.


  • Writer
  • Screenwriter


  • Gail Stevens

Awards Won

  • Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime
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