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Jim Dwyer

American journalist and author

Died when: 63 years 218 days (763 months)
Star Sign: Pisces

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He was a reporter and columnist with The New York Times, and the author or co-author of six non-fiction books.

A native New Yorker, Dwyer wrote columns for New York Newsday and the New York Daily News before joining the Times.

He appeared in the 2012 documentary film Central Park Five and was portrayed on stage in Nora Ephron's Lucky Guy (2013).Dwyer had won the Pulitzer Prize in 1995 for his "compelling and compassionate columns about New York City" and was also a member of the New York Newsday team that won the 1992 Pulitzer for spot news reporting for coverage of a subway derailment in Manhattan.


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