Charles Willeford

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Birthday
2, 1919
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Mar 27, 1988 (69)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1919
Birthplace
Arkansas
Death Date
Mar 27, 1988 (69)

About

An American author of detective fiction, he is known for his series of novels featuring the character of Hoke Moseley. The first book in the series, Miami Blues, was published in 1984.

Before Fame

He joined the army and spent two years in the Philippines, where he worked as a fire truck driver and a cook.

Trivia

He had a brief career as a professional boxer.

Family Life

He married his third wife, Betsy Poller, in 1981.

Associated With

His novel, Miami Blues, was made into a feature film starring Alec Baldwin.