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Robert B. Parker (1932–2010)

Robert B. Parker was born on September 17, 1932 in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA as Robert Brown Parker. He is known for his work on Appaloosa (2008), Spenser: For Hire (1985) and Jesse Stone: Sea Change (2007). He was married to Joan H. Parker. He died on January 18, 2010 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. See full bio »

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 2012 Jesse Stone: Benefit of the Doubt (TV Movie) (based upon characters created in Jesse Stone books)
 2011 Jesse Stone: Innocents Lost (TV Movie) (characters)
 2009 Jesse Stone: Thin Ice (TV Movie) (characters)
 2008 Appaloosa (novel - as Robert Parker)
 2007 Jesse Stone: Sea Change (TV Movie) (based upon the novel: "Sea Change")
 2006 Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (TV Movie) (novel)
 2006 Jesse Stone: Night Passage (TV Movie) (novel "Night Passage")
 2005 Jesse Stone: Stone Cold (TV Movie) (novel)
 2003 Monte Walsh (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 2001 Walking Shadow (TV Movie) (novel) / (teleplay)
 2000 Thin Air (TV Movie) (book) / (teleplay)
 1999 Spenser: Small Vices (TV Movie) (novel) / (teleplay)
 1998 Poodle Springs (TV Movie) (book)
 1995 Spenser: A Savage Place (TV Movie) (novel)
 1994 Spenser: The Judas Goat (TV Movie) (novel)
 1994 Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes (TV Movie) (character) / (written by)
 1993 Spenser: Ceremony (TV Movie) (character) / (written by)
 1989-1990 B.L. Stryker (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- High Rise (1990) ... (written by)
- Blues for Buder (1989) ... (written by)
  A Man Called Hawk (TV Series) (character - 13 episodes, 1989) (story - 1 episode, 1989) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1989)
- Life After Death (1989) ... (character)
- Beautiful Are the Stars (1989) ... (character)
- If Memory Serves (1989) ... (character)
- Intensive Care (1989) ... (character)
- Never My Love (1989) ... (character)
  Spenser: For Hire (TV Series) (characters - 64 episodes, 1985 - 1988) (teleplay - 2 episodes, 1987) (novel "Promised Land" - 1 episode, 1985)
- Haunting (1988) ... (characters)
- McAllister (1988) ... (characters)
- Hawk's Eyes (1988) ... (characters)
- Watercolors (1988) ... (characters)
- Company Man (1988) ... (characters)
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Other Works:

Novel: (featuring Spenser): "Sixkill". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 6 Articles | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Parker
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Sunny Randall was invented at the behest of Helen Hunt, who wanted me to invent someone for her to play in a series of movies. We agreed that I would write a novel. Putnam would publish. Sony would buy it for Helen, and Helen would star. Everything worked fine up to actually making the movie. That is in limbo (nothing ever dies in Hollywood, though the birth rate is also low). Sunny did well and ... See more »

Trivia:

He was chosen to complete Raymond Chandler's last Phillip Marlowe novel (one of the inspirations for Parker's own fictional private eye, Spenser), "Poodle Springs." Though Chandler left only four chapters when he died in 1959, Parker, to critical acclaim and commercial success, completed the novel, which was published in 1989 (with an initial print run of 200,000). See more »

Nickname:

Ace

Star Sign:

Virgo

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