Cassandra Clare
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Cassandra Clare

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Birthday
27, 1973
Birthplace
Tehran, Iran
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1973 (age 45)
Birthplace
Tehran, Iran

About

American writer who is known for her bestselling young adult series, The Mortal Instruments. Her other book series include The Bane Chronicles and The Infernal Devices.

Before Fame

She was born in Iran to American parents and traveled widely throughout Europe before moving to Los Angeles in her teens. She honed her writing skills as an author of internet fan fiction based on the Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter series.

Trivia

Her birth name was Judith Rumelt; Cassandra Clare became her pen name.

Family Life

She married Joshua Lewis, and the couple settled in Amherst, Massachusetts. Both animal lovers, she and Lewis adopted three cats.

Associated With

Screenwriter Doris Wishman was the cousin of Cassandra Clare's maternal grandfather, film producer Max Rosenberg.