David Wilkerson

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Birthday
19, 1931
Birthplace
Hammond, IN
Death Date
Apr 27, 2011 (79)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
19, 1931
Birthplace
Hammond, IN
Death Date
Apr 27, 2011 (79)

About

Late evangelist who penned the top-selling book The Cross and the Switchblade in 1962.

Before Fame

He started preaching his first sermons at age 14.

Trivia

He is credited with founding the rehabilitation program Teen Challenge.

Family Life

He died while married to Gwen Wilkerson.

Associated With

His novel The Cross and the Switchblade was adapted into a film starring Pat Boone in 1970.