Frank Slaughter

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Birthday
25, 1908
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
May 17, 2001 (93)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
25, 1908
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
May 17, 2001 (93)

About

An American fiction author and doctor, he is best known for his semi-autobiographical novel, That None Should Die. Two of his other novels, Sangaree and Doctors' Wives, were adapted into films (in 1953 and 1971, respectively). His books sold upwards of sixty million copies during his lifetime.

Before Fame

He studied at Duke University and subsequently attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University.

Trivia

He worked in Jacksonville, Florida, as a physician and began writing fiction on the side.

Family Life

His family moved from Washington D.C. to North Carolina when he was five years old.

Associated With

One of his novels was adapted into a film starring Gene Hackman.