Don Bendell

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Birthday
8, 1947
Birthplace
Akron, OH
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
8, 1947 (age 70)
Birthplace
Akron, OH

About

American author whose best known works include "Coyote Run" and "Valley of Tears." He wrote in several literary genres, including western fiction, memoir, and science fiction.

Before Fame

He wrote, produced, directed, and co-starred in the low-budget martial arts film, "The Instructor."

Trivia

He was inducted into the International Karate and Kickboxing Hall of Fame in 1995.

Family Life

He and his wife, Shirley, had six children and eleven grandchildren.

Associated With

He and Clint Eastwood were both nominated for the Spur Award for their Western-themed works.