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Name: Whitley Strieber                                                                 
Born: June 13, 1945 San Antonio, Texas                                                 
Louis Whitley Strieber [stʟibɚ] (born June 13, 1945) is an American writer best     
known for his horror novels The Wolfen and The Hunger and for Communion, a non-fiction 
description of his experiences with non-human entities. Strieber also co-authored     
The Coming Global Superstorm with Art Bell, which inspired the blockbuster film       
about sudden climate change, The Day After Tomorrow.                                   
Whitley Strieber was born in San Antonio, Texas, the son of Karl Strieber, a           
lawyer, and Mary Drought Strieber. He attended Central Catholic Marianist High         
School in San Antonio, Texas. He was educated at the University of Texas at           
Austin and the London School of Film Technique, graduating from both in 1968. He       
then worked for several different advertising firms in New York City, rising to       
the level of vice president before quitting in 1977 to become a free-lance