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William Dufty

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Husband of Gloria Swanson

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About William Dufty

Film legend Gloria Swanson's final marriage was to William Dufty in 1976 and lasted until her death. Her sixth husband and widower, writer William Dufty (1916-2002), was the co-author of Billie Holiday's autobiography Lady Sings the Blues, the author of Sugar Blues, a 1975 best-selling health book still in print, and the author of the English version of Georges Ohsawa's You Are All Sanpaku. He was mostly known though as a good ghost-writer. In this he wrote Swanson's best-selling 1980 autobiography, "Swanson on Swanson" for her with her help. Swanson shared her husband's enthusiasm for macrobiotic diets and traveled widely together.

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William Dufty's Timeline

Age 83