Sue Grafton

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Birthday
24, 1940
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Dec 28, 2017 (77)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
24, 1940
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Dec 28, 2017 (77)

About

American author of detective fiction who was best known for her Alphabet series, which focuses on the adventures of private investigator Kinsey Millhone. Popular titles in the series include "A" is for Alibi, "K" is for Killer, and "V" is for Vengeance.

Before Fame

After graduating from the University of Louisville, she worked as a cashier and a secretary.

Trivia

She received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America association.

Family Life

She and her third husband, Steven F. Humphrey, lived in both California and Kentucky. Her first two marriages produced three children.

Associated With

In an episode of The Sopranos, Edie Falco's character can be seen reading Grafton's novel "G" is for Gumshoe.