Author of the famous 1897 horror novel, Dracula, which has been adapted into countless films. He is considered a Gothic writer of the Victorian era.
He graduated from Trinity College, London with a degree in mathematics and went on to become the business manager of the Lyceum Theatre in London's West End. He published is first novel, The Primrose Path, in 1875.
He published the horror novel, The Lady of the Shroud, in 1909.
His masterpiece work, Dracula, has become a highly romanticized horror and popular culture classic, much like Mary Shelley's work, Frankenstein.