David Rakoff

David Rakoff
1964 - 2012

David Rakoff  American Actor


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David Rakoff passed away on 9th Aug 2012 aged 47.


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First Name David
Last Name Rakoff
Age 47 (age at death) years
Birthday 27th November, 1964
Birthplace Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died 9th August, 2012
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Religion Jewish
Nationality American
Occupation Text Essayist, journalist, actor
Occupation Actor

David Benjamin Rakoff (November 27, 1964 – August 9, 2012) was a Canadian-born American writer based in New York City who was noted for his humorous and sometimes autobiographical non-fiction essays. Rakoff was an essayist, journalist, and actor, and a regular contributor to WBEZ's This American Life. Rakoff described himself as a "New York writer" who also happened to be a "Canadian writer", a "mega Jewish writer", a "gay writer" and an "East Asian Studies major who has forgotten most of his Japanese" writer.

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