Sebastian Faulks

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Birthday
20, 1953
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
England

About

British author and broadcaster who became known for works of historical fiction with French settings. His best-known works include Birdsong, Charlotte Gray, and The Girl at the Lion d'Or.

Before Fame

He worked as a schoolteacher, journalist, and newspaper editor before pursuing a full-time career as a historical novelist.

Trivia

He appeared on "The Write Stuff," a popular BBC Radio quiz show.

Family Life

With his wife Veronica, he had two sons -- William and Arthur -- and a daughter, Holly.

Associated With

His 1998 novel Charlotte Gray was made into a 2001 film starring Cate Blanchett.

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