Ken Kesey (1935 – 2001). American novelist, essayist, and countercultural figure, famous for “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest”.
- “It was surreal to finally find myself sitting twenty feet from Kesey — the curly once red hair around his ears now gray, his powerful wrestler’s torso thickened by the decades, but still formidable.” http://davidoweddle.com/?page_id=24
- “The once red hair is grey now, yet the sideburns remain long and sharply trimmed at the earlobes.” http://www.lib.odu.edu/litfe…/…/newscoverage/mc10111982.html
- “Look at photos of the young Kesey, with his clumps of red hair: he is McMurphy.” http://www.independent.co.uk/…/books-wizard-wheeze-1170636.…