Quentin Crisp Quentin Crisp, was an English writer and raconteur. From a conventional suburban background, Crisp grew up with effeminate tendencies, which he flaunted by parading the streets in make-up and painted nails, and working as a rent-boy.

Quentin Crisp Quentin Crisp, was an English writer and raconteur. From a conventional suburban background, Crisp grew up with effeminate tendencies, which he flaunted by parading the streets in make-up and painted nails, and working as a rent-boy.

Quentin Crisp.  This old girl was out and proud long before the rest of us could concieve of that possibility.  Love him.

Quentin Crisp. This old girl was out and proud long before the rest of us could concieve of that possibility. Love him.

Quentin Crisp, 1908 - 1999.  90; actor, illustrator, writer, artist's model. Grew up with effeminate tendencies, which he flaunted by parading the streets in make-up and painted nails, working as a rent-boy, and later a model. The interviews he gave about his unusual life attracted increasing public curiosity, and he was soon sought-after for his highly individual views on social manners and the cultivating of style.

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Quentin Crisp, 1908 - 1999. 90; actor, illustrator, writer, artist's model. Grew up with effeminate tendencies, which he flaunted by parading the streets in make-up and painted nails, working as a rent-boy, and later a model. The interviews he gave about his unusual life attracted increasing public curiosity, and he was soon sought-after for his highly individual views on social manners and the cultivating of style.

Quentin Crisp (born Denis Charles Pratt, 25 December 1908 – 21 November 1999), was an English writer and raconteur. He became a gay icon in the 1970s after publication of his memoir, The Naked Civil Servant.

Quentin Crisp (born Denis Charles Pratt, 25 December 1908 – 21 November 1999), was an English writer and raconteur. He became a gay icon in the 1970s after publication of his memoir, The Naked Civil Servant.

Quentin Crisp used to run into him shopping in the neighborhood. very eccentric, very pleasant

Quentin Crisp used to run into him shopping in the neighborhood. very eccentric, very pleasant

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