Sheff, Nic

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Sheff, Nic Gender: M
Nicolas Eliot Sheff
born on 20 July 1982 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Berkeley, California, 37n52, 122w16
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 27°29' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 24°00 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 26°02'


American former methamphetamine addict whose story was told in his father David Sheff’s book, Beautiful Boy, which reached #1 on the New York Times Best Seller List. The book was published by Houghton Mifflin on 26 April 2008. The book grew out of the article "My Addicted Son" that David Sheff had written for The New York Times Magazine in 2005. Nic Sheff's perspective was told in his own memoir Tweak, published concurrently by an imprint of Simon & Schuster.

Link to David Sheff (father)


  • role played of/by Chalamet, Timothée (born 27 December 1995). Notes: 2018 film "Beautiful Boy"


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released February 2008 (Memoir, "Tweak")
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008), p. 19: "I live in Berkeley ... It is 1982 ... Vicki's contractions begin after midnight on the morning of July 20 ... We drive to the hospital. Nic is born at dawn - our beautiful boy." Full name, year, date and place (Alameda County) from California Birth Index. A speculative time of 6AM puts the Sun near the Ascendant.


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Drugs (Methamphetamine)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer ("Tweak")