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Dennis Lehane

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Birthday
4, 1965
Birthplace
Dorchester, MA
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
4, 1965 (age 54)
Birthplace
Dorchester, MA

About

An American author of crime and mystery fiction, he is best known for his New York Times bestselling novel Mystic River, which was adapted into an Academy Award-winning movie. His other popular novels-turned-films include Shutter Island and Gone, Baby, Gone.

Before Fame

He received a graduate degree in creative writing from Florida International University. He published his debut novel, A Drink Before the War, in 1994.

Trivia

He was a contributing writer for the popular television series The Wire in 2004.

Family Life

He and his four older siblings grew up in Boston, Massachusetts. He has a daughter with his wife Angela Bernardo.

Associated With

He was an executive producer for the cinematic thriller, Shutter Island, which was directed by Martin Scorsese.