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Robert Ludlum (1927–2001)

Robert Ludlum was born on May 25, 1927 in New York City, New York, USA. He was a writer, known for The Bourne Ultimatum (2007), The Bourne Identity (2002) and The Bourne Supremacy (2004). He was married to Karen Dunn and Mary Ryducha. He died on March 12, 2001 in Naples, Florida, USA. See full bio »


(age 73) in Naples, Florida, USA

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 2012 The Bourne Legacy (inspired by "The Bourne Series" created by)
 2007 The Bourne Ultimatum (novel)
 2004 The Bourne Supremacy (novel)
 2002 The Bourne Identity (novel)
 1985 The Holcroft Covenant (novel)
 1983 The Osterman Weekend (novel)
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Novel (as Michael Shephard): "The Road to Gandolfo" See more »

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Jonathan Ryder | Michael Shepherd

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Ludlum started arguably America's first theater to operate in a shopping mall - the Playhouse on the Mall in the Bergen Mall shopping center in Paramus, New Jersey - in the early 1960s, years before discovering his fiction-writing calling. Some of the actors he imported for the venture were Margaret Truman and Farley Granger ("Sweet Bird of Youth"), Bert Lahr ("Harvey"), Chester Morris ("The ... See more »

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