Gwen Davis

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Birthday
11, 1936
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
11, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
Pennsylvania

About

American author whose more than a dozen novels include West of Paradise, The Motherland, and Silk Lady. The Pretenders, published in 1969, was an instant bestseller.

Before Fame

She studied creative writing at Stanford University. She published her debut work, Naked in Babylon, in 1960.

Trivia

She was sued by California psychologist E. Paul Bindrim for including a character in her 1971 novel, Touching, who strongly resembled Bindrim.

Family Life

She was born in Pennsylvania and raised in New York City. She married businessman Don Mitchell.

Associated With

She co-wrote What a Way to Go, a 1964 comedic film that starred Shirley Maclaine.