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Date of Birth 6 June 1923Portsmouth, Virginia, USA
Date of Death 19 December 1986Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameCleo Virginia Andrews
Nicknames V.C.
V. C. Andrews

Mini Bio (1)

Virginia C. Andrews was born on June 6, 1923 in Portsmouth, Virginia, USA as Cleo Virginia Andrews. She was a writer and actress, known for Flowers in the Attic (1987), Flowers in the Attic (2014) and Petals on the Wind (2014). She died on December 19, 1986 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Trivia (5)

After her death in 1986, horror author Andrew Niederman was hired to continue writing books under the V.C. Andrews name. She had left outlines for a handful of books, but all the work was Niederman's.
During her life, the wheelchair-bound V. C. never wed. Her books were her children.
Covers for her books "Flowers in the Attic", "Petals on the Wind" and "If There Be Thorns" were created by Gillian Hills.
When her father died in the late '60s, she and her mother moved back to Virginia to be close to her brother.
She fell down the stairs in her school when she was a teenager. As a result, she was confined to a wheel chair for most of her life.

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