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Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol was a pioneering American artist of Campbell's Soup Cans fame. He was the writer/producer/director of Blue Movie, The Velvet Underground and Nico, Poor Little Rich Girl, Imitation of Christ, Chelsea Girls, and also founded Interview Magazine.

The multi-award-winning artist is also remembered as the man who said, "In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes." Contrary to his familiar quote, he personally endured for decades as perhaps the world's most famous contemporary artist, and leader in the Pop Art movement.


Biographical fast facts

Full or original name at birth: Andrew Warhola

Date, time and place of birth: August 6, 1928*, at 6:30 a.m., at 73 Orr Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Date, time, place and cause of death: February 22, 1987, at 6:21 a.m., at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York City, New York, U.S.A. (Heart failure following surgery)

NOTE: The above death information is confirmed by his death certificate.

Parents
Father: Ondrej Warhola (a steel worker and coal miner)
Mother: Julia (Zavacky) Warhola

Burial site: St. John the Baptist Byzantine Rite Catholic Church, Castle Shannon, near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.


Error corrections or clarifications

* Erroneously reported to have been born "August 8, 1927, in Cincinnati, Ohio."


All of the following publications, in some past editions, have offered erroneous birth information on Andy Warhol.

Information Please Almanac

Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia**

World Almanac and Book of Facts


It is not our intent to denigrate these fine publications, but merely to point out the above inaccuracy to prevent further dissemination of the erroneous data.


** The first edition (published 1994) of Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia offers not only the wrong date of birth, but also the incorrect year of birth, as well as the wrong city and state of birth for Andy.


Sources

The most in-depth of more than three dozen sources consulted in preparing this profile:
The Andy Warhol Diaries, by Andy Warhol, edited by Pat Hackett (1989)
Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close up, by Bob Colacello (1990)
Famous for 15 Minutes: My Years with Andy Warhol, by Ultra Violet (1988)


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