Stuart Woods

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Birthday
9, 1938
Birthplace
Georgia
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
9, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Georgia

About

Known for his Stone Barrington, Will Lee, Holly Barker, and Ed Eagle book series, this detective novelist published nearly thirty New York Times bestsellers in a row. His stand-alone titles include White Cargo, Imperfect Strangers, and Choke.

Before Fame

After earning a degree in sociology from the University of Georgia, he served briefly in the Air National Guard and later worked in the advertising industry in London, England and Dublin, Ireland.

Trivia

A skilled sailor, he began his writing career as the author of such nautically-themed works as Blue Water, Green Skipper.

Family Life

A native of Manchester, Georgia, U.S.A., he later settled in rural County Galway, Ireland.

Associated With

His Edgar Award-winning novel Chiefs was the basis for an Emmy-nominated miniseries starring Danny Glover and Charlton Heston.