Joe R. Lansdale

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Birthday
28, 1951
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
28, 1951 (age 66)
Birthplace
Texas

About

An American author, he published thirty-four novels and twenty-five short story collections in the Western, horror, science fiction, and mystery genres. He is particularly known for his Hap and Leonard series.

Before Fame

He worked as a martial arts instructor and was inducted into the International Martial Arts Hall of Fame.

Trivia

He is associated with the Splatterpunk and Cowpunk literary movements.

Family Life

He lived in Texas with his wife, Karen, and taught at Stephen F. Austin State University.

Associated With

He wrote a novel that features a fictionalized version of Elvis Presley.

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