Lawrence Block

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Birthday
24, 1938
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
New York

About

An American crime writer, he is particularly known for his P.I. Matthew Scudder series. He also wrote several popular novels featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, the "gentleman burglar."

Before Fame

He briefly attended Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Early in his career, he published works of erotic fiction.

Trivia

He published more than fifty novels and over a hundred short stories.

Family Life

He married Lynne Block; together, they had three daughters.

Associated With

He co-wrote the screenplay for My Blueberry Nights, a film starring Norah Jones.