Gregory McDonald

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Birthday
15, 1937
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Sep 7, 2008 (71)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1937
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Sep 7, 2008 (71)

About

An American mystery writer, he is particularly known for his novels focusing on the character of Irwin Maurice Fletcher. His best-known Fletcher novels include Running Scared (1964) and Fletch (1974). He is also known for his Flynn series, which includes such titles as Flynn (1977) and Flynn's In (1984).

Before Fame

He paid for his Harvard education by operating yachts. After graduating from college, he worked as a schoolteacher and wrote for The Boston Globe.

Trivia

In his later years, he bought a farm in Giles County, Tennessee.

Family Life

He grew up in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. He later married Cheryle Mcdonald.

Associated With

His popular novel, Fletch, was made into a movie starring Chevy Chase.

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