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Ross Macdonald (I) (1915–1983)

Crime novelist and creator of the private eye Lew Archer, Ross MacDonald is often linked to his predecessors Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler as a master of the "hard-boiled" school of detective fiction, but MacDonald added a psychological depth and a unity of theme which was unique. MacDonald was born Kenneth Millar in Los Gatos, California. ... See full bio »

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 2002 The Wolf of the West Coast (story "Guilt-Edged Blonde")
 1992 Criminal Behavior (TV Movie) (novel "The Ferguson Affair" - as Ross MacDonald)
 1986 Blue City (novel)
 1980 Double Negative (novel "The Three Roads")
 1975 The Drowning Pool (novel - as Ross MacDonald)
 1975 Archer (TV Series) (character - 6 episodes)
- Blood Money (1975) ... (character)
- The Vanished Man (1975) ... (character)
- Shades of Blue (1975) ... (character)
- The Body Beautiful (1975) ... (character)
- The Arsonist (1975) ... (character)
 1974 The Underground Man (TV Movie) (novel "The Underground Man")
 1966 Harper (novel "The Moving Target")
 1958 Pursuit (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Epitaph for a Golden Girl (1958) ... (story)
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 1978 Crime Writers (TV Series documentary)
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- Private Eyes (1978) ... Himself
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Other Works:

Novel (as John Ross MacDonald; featuring Lew Archer): "The Way Some People Die" See more »

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Alternate Names:

John Ross MacDonald | John MacDonald | Ross MacDonald | John Macdonald
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Successful mystery and suspense novelist. See more »

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Sagittarius

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