Robert Ludlum

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Birthday
25, 1927
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 12, 2001 (73)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
25, 1927
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Mar 12, 2001 (73)

About

A bestselling American novelist, he published numerous thrillers and saw more than 300 million copies of his books in print during his lifetime. His most famous works include The Bourne Identity, The Matlock Paper, and The Icarus Agenda.

Before Fame

He was a Marine, an actor, and a producer before becoming a writer. He published his first novel, The Scarlatti Inheritance, in 1971.

Trivia

His works have been published in 33 languages and 40 countries.

Family Life

He was born in New York City to Margaret Wadsworth and George Hartford Ludlum. His second wife was Karen Dunn.

Associated With

He wrote The Bourne Trilogy, which later became a film starring Matt Damon.

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