Earl Derr Biggers

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Birthday
26, 1884
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Apr 5, 1933 (48)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
26, 1884
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Apr 5, 1933 (48)

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About

An American novelist and playwright, he is remembered for his novels featuring Chinese- American detective Charlie Chan. His popular Charlie Chan titles include The Chinese Parrot (1926) and Keeper of the Keys (1932).

Before Fame

He studied at Harvard University. Following his 1907 graduation, he worked as a journalist for The Plain Dealer.

Trivia

He was posthumously inducted into the Warren City Schools Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He was born to Robert and Emma Biggers in Warren, Ohio. He married Eleanor Biggers in 1912.

Associated With

His 1913 novel, Seven Keys to Baldpate, was made into a film by George M. Cohan.

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