John Ehle

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Birthday
13, 1925
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Mar 24, 2018 (92)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
13, 1925
Birthplace
North Carolina
Death Date
Mar 24, 2018 (92)

About

The American author of eleven novels set in or around the Southern Appalachian region, he is known for works such as Move Over Mountain (1957) and The Land Breakers (1964). Two of his novels, The Journey of August King and The Winter People, were made into films.

Before Fame

He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he wrote plays for the American Adventure Radio Series.

Trivia

In addition to novels, he wrote six non-fiction books about American history and fine dining.

Family Life

He married actress Jennifer Ehle.

Associated With

He was a special adviser on Domestic Affairs for President Lyndon B. Johnson.