David Eddings

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Birthday
7, 1931
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Jun 2, 2009 (77)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1931
Birthplace
Washington
Death Date
Jun 2, 2009 (77)

About

An American fantasy writer, he is known for several popular series, including The Belgariad (1982–84), The Malloreon (1987–91), and The Elenium (1989–91). His non-fantasy works include High Hunt (1973) and Regina's Song (2000).

Before Fame

He graduated from Reed College (BA) and the University of Washington (MA) and worked for several years as a college lecturer.

Trivia

He published his first novel, Pawn of Prophecy, in 1982.

Family Life

He married Judith Leigh Schall in 1962. The couple co-authored numerous fantasy novels, including the books in The Dreamers Series (2003-2006).

Associated With

He and Philip Whalen both attended Reed College.