Alexander Mccall Smith

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Birthday
24, 1948
Birthplace
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
24, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

About

A Rhodesian-born Scottish writer, he is best known as the creator of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series. His other mystery series include the Sunday Philosophy Club books and the 44 Scotland Street series. He also wrote several children's novels.

Before Fame

He attended the Christian Brothers College before moving to Scotland to study law at the University of Edinburgh. One of his first published works was a 1978 academic paper entitled Power and Manoeuvrability.

Trivia

He became a respected expert on medical law and bioethics.

Family Life

He was born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia. He had two daughters with his wife, Elizabeth.

Associated With

His fans include former First Lady Laura W. Bush.