HASFORD, GUSTAV (JERRY), 1947-1993

Writer. Born November 28, 1947, Haleyville.  Parents–Hassell Gustave and Hazel Noblett Hasford.  Married–Charlene Broock, September 1, 1978.  Education:  Attended Lower Columbia Community College (Washington state) and Santa Monica City College.  Military service:  U. S. Marine Corps, Vietnam, 1966-68.  Awarded Navy Medal. Member Vietnam Veterans against the War.  Shared an Academy Award for screenwriting, for Full Metal Jacket (based on his novel The Short-Timers.)  Died January 29, 1993.

Source:

Contemporary Authors online.

Publications:

A Gypsy Good Time.  Washington Square Press, 1992.

The Phontom Blooper.  Bantam Books, 1990.

The Short-Timers.  Harper, 1979.

Joint_Publications:

Full Metal Jacket: The Screenplay.  New York:  Knopf, 1987.