Andrea Camilleri

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Birthday
6, 1925
Birthplace
Italy
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1925 (age 93)
Birthplace
Italy

About

Best known as the writer of the popular Inspector Montalbano series of crime novels, he has also worked as a theatrical and television director.

Before Fame

After training at Italy's Accademia Nazionale d'Arte Drammatica, he began directing plays by Samuel Beckett and Luigi Pirandello.

Trivia

His numerous literary honors include the Nino Martoglio International Book Award, the RBA International Prize for Crime Writing, and the Crime Writers' Association's International Dagger Award.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Porto Empedocle, Sicily, Italy.

Associated With

His Inspector Montalbano books were adapted into a popular television series featuring actor Luca Zingaretti.