Robert Crichton

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Birthday
29, 1925
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Mar 23, 1993 (68)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1925
Birthplace
New Mexico
Death Date
Mar 23, 1993 (68)

About

An American writer whose work focuses on the escapades of real-life con-artist Fred Demara, he is best known for The Great Impostor and The Rascal and the Road. His other novels include The Secret of Santa Vittoria and The Camerons.

Before Fame

He was born in New Mexico and raised in New York. During the late 1940s, he attended Harvard University on the GI Bill.

Trivia

He was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.

Family Life

He married Judy Crichton; they had four children.

Associated With

His 1959 book, The Great Impostor, was made into a film starring Tony Curtis.