Jack Ketchum

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Birthday
10, 1946
Birthplace
Livingston, NJ
Death Date
Jan 24, 2018 (71)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
10, 1946
Birthplace
Livingston, NJ
Death Date
Jan 24, 2018 (71)

About

American fiction writer and screenwriter who is best known for horror novels such as The Girl Next Door and Red. He was a recipient of both the Bram Stoker Award and the World Horror Convention Grand Master Award.

Before Fame

He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He published his first novel, Off Season, in 1980.

Trivia

He was born Dallas Mayr; he adopted Jack Ketchum as his pen name.

Family Life

He was born in Livingston, New Jersey to Evelyn and Dallas Mayr.

Associated With

He was influenced by Stephen King during his career.