Davis Grubb

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Birthday
23, 1919
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Jul 24, 1980 (61)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1919
Birthplace
West Virginia
Death Date
Jul 24, 1980 (61)

About

An American novelist and short fiction writer, he is most known for works such as Twelve Tales of Suspense and the Supernatural (1964) and Fools' Parade (1969). His bestselling 1953 novel, The Night of the Hunter, was a finalist for the National Book Award.

Before Fame

After graduating from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, he worked as a writer for NBC radio.

Trivia

He gave up painting because he was color blind.

Family Life

He grew up in West Virginia and moved to New York City during the 1940s. He had a beloved dog named Rowdy Charlie.

Associated With

Some of his stories were adapted for television by legendary director Alfred Hitchcock.