Max Brand

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Birthday
29, 1892
Birthplace
Seattle, WA
Death Date
May 12, 1944 (51)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
29, 1892
Birthplace
Seattle, WA
Death Date
May 12, 1944 (51)

About

An American author of western fiction, he is known for his 1930 novel, Destry Rides Again, as well as for his Dr. Kildare series. He wrote over 500 novels in total.

Before Fame

He attended the University of California-Berkeley, but dropped out of college to join the Canadian Army. Eventually, he settled in New York.

Trivia

Writing under a number of pseudonyms, he published numerous pulp magazine stories.

Family Life

He was born in Seattle, Washington as the son of Gilbert Leander Faust and Louisa Elizabeth Faust.

Associated With

Destry Rides Again was adapted into a Broadway play starring Valerie Harper and a film starring Marlene Dietrich and James Stewart.