Stanley Ellin

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Birthday
6, 1916
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 31, 1986 (69)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
6, 1916
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jul 31, 1986 (69)

About

An American mystery writer, he is particularly known for such short stories as The Specialty of the House (1948) and The House Party (1954). He was the recipient of three Edgar Awards.

Before Fame

He studied at Brooklyn College and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1936.

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He was a long-time member and president of the Mystery Writers of America association.

Family Life

He married Jeanne Michael in 1937; together, they had one daughter.

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Ellin's short stories were the inspiration for several episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents.

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