Ian Rankin

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Birthday
28, 1960
Birthplace
Cardenden, Scotland
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
28, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Cardenden, Scotland

About

An author of crime fiction, he is best known for his Inspector Rebus books. His numerous literary honors include the Edgar Award, the CWA Gold Dagger, and the Grand Prix du Roman Noir.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Edinburgh and went on to publish his first novel, The Flood, in 1986.

Trivia

For his literary accomplishments, he received an Order of the British Empire designation in 2002.

Family Life

He was born in Cardenden, Scotland. While working as a novelist, he lived in both England and France.

Associated With

He appeared on writer/chef Anthony Bourdain's TV series No Reservations.