Chris Heimerdinger

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Birthday
26, 1963
Birthplace
Bloomington, IN
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
26, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Bloomington, IN

About

American writer of Mormon-themed young adult literature. He is perhaps best known for his Tennis Shoes Adventure Series.

Before Fame

He began writing at the age of seven. In his teens, he also experimented with film-making, eventually winning a scholarship to study cinema at Brigham Young University.

Trivia

He wrote and produced a Christian-themed action film entitled Passage to Zarahemla.

Family Life

He was born in Bloomington, Indiana to a father who taught in the theater department of Indiana University. At the age of eighteen, he became a Mormon convert.

Associated With

He and fellow Mormon author Shannon Bryner Hale both had successful careers as children's book writers.