Curt Gentry (born 13 June 1931, Lamar, Colorado) is an American writer. He is best known for co-authoring, with Vincent Bugliosi, the 1974 book Helter Skelter, which detailed the Charles Manson murders. Gentry lives in San Francisco, California.
Frame-Up was a nominee for the 1968 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Fact Crime book.
Helter Skelter won a 1975 Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for Best Fact Crime book.
J.Edgar Hoover won the 1992 PEN Center West Literary Award for Non-Fiction.
- The Last Days of the Late, Great State of California, Putnam, 1968 (novel)
- J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets, W. W. Norton, 1991, ISBN 978-0393024043
- The Madams of San Francisco: An Irreverent History of the City by the Golden Gate, Doubleday and Company, 1964, paperback reprint 1971
- The Killer Mountains: A Search for the Legendary Lost Dutchman Mine, World Publishing Company (1969)
- Helter Skelter: The True Story Of The Manson Murders (with Vincent Bugliosi)
- Frame-up: The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings, W. W. Norton, 1967
- The Dolphin Guide to San Francisco and the Bay Area
- Jade: Stone of Heaven (with Richard Gump)
- John M. Browning: American Gunmaker (with J. Browning)
- The Vulnerable Americans
- A Kind of Loving, with Toni Lee Scott (autobiography), World Publishing Company (1970)
- Operation Overflight: The U-2 Spy Pilot Tells His Story for the First Time (with Francis Gary Powers) Holt, Reinhart and Winston (1971) ISBN 978-0340148235
- Second in Command: The Uncensored Account of the Capture of the Spy Ship Pueblo (with Edward R. Murphy)