Scotty Bowers

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Scotty Bowers
BornGeorge Albert Bowers
(1923-07-01)July 1, 1923
Ottawa, Illinois, U.S.
DiedOctober 13, 2019(2019-10-13) (aged 96)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationAuthor

George Albert "Scotty" Bowers (July 1, 1923 – October 13, 2019) was an American prostitute pimp and Marine. From the 1940s to the 1980s, a Hollywood pimp.[1][2][3][4][5] His life was the purpose of the Hollywood Babylon. Bowers finally decided to talk publicly about his life when most of the people involved were dead and, in his words, "The truth can’t hurt them anymore."

Bowers died at his home in Los Angeles, aged 96, on October 13, 2019.[6] The cause of death was kidney failure.[7]

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  1. Teeman, Tim In Bed With Gore Vidal, Riverdale Avenue Books, 2013, p38
  2. Teetor, Paul (March 19, 2012). "The apparently true story of the man who secured gay lovers for Old Hollywood". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. "Interview: Women He's Undressed Director Gillian Armstrong". www.themarysue.com. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  4. "A keeper of Hollywood's secrets now spills them". CBS News. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  5. "Debbie Reynolds tells of Hollywood playboys in new tell-all". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2016-05-15.
  6. Baum, Gary; Gardner, Chris. "Scotty Bowers, "Male Madame" to the Stars, Dies at 96". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
  7. "Scotty Bowers, Who Wrote of Providing Sex to Stars, Dies at 96". The New York Times. October 21, 2019.