Arthur Golden

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Birthday
6, 1956
Birthplace
Chattanooga, TN
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1956 (age 61)
Birthplace
Chattanooga, TN

About

An American fiction writer, he is particularly known for his bestselling 1997 novel, Memoirs of a Geisha. The novel was adapted into an Academy Award-winning feature film in the first decade of the 21st Century.

Before Fame

He spent a summer at Peking University in Beijing, China and also worked in Tokyo, Japan.

Trivia

He wrote Memoirs of a Geisha over a six-year period.

Family Life

He was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He married Trudy Legee in 1982.

Associated With

His novel, Memoirs of a Geisha, was made into a feature film starring Ken Watanabe.