Desmond Bagley

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Birthday
29, 1923
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 12, 1983 (59)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
29, 1923
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Apr 12, 1983 (59)

About

An English-born writer of thriller novels, he is best known for his 1971 work, The Freedom Trap, which was adapted into a film starring Paul Newman. His other novels include High Citadel (1965) and The Tightrope Men (1973).

Before Fame

He dropped out of school and worked in a factory and in a printer's office. He published his debut novel, The Golden Keel, in 1963.

Trivia

In 1947, he moved to South Africa, where he worked as a freelance writer for magazines and newspapers.

Family Life

He was the son of Hannah and John Bagley. In 1960, he married Joan Margaret Brown.

Associated With

His novel, The Enemy, was adapted into a film starring Roger Moore.

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