7 of the Best and Worst Renditions of Allen Ginsberg
BY Tiara Chiaramonte
October 24 2013 4:11 AM ET
The Source: The Story of the Beats and the Beat Generation was a 2001 BBC series about the great American poets of the 1960s. Johnny Depp played Jack Kerouac, Dennis Hopper played William S. Burroughs, and John Turturro played Ginsberg. Turturro’s portrayal, like many others, was missing Ginsberg’s iconic long curly hair and beard. We’re wondering why so many films feature the young, clean-shaven Ginsberg look.
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