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Overview (2)

Born in Newburgh, New York, USA
Height 6' 1" (1.85 m)

Mini Bio (1)

James Patterson was born on March 22, 1947 in Newburgh, New York, USA. He is a writer and producer, known for Kiss the Girls (1997), Along Came a Spider (2001) and Alex Cross (2012). He has been married to Susan Lori Solie since 1997. They have one child.

Spouse (1)

Susan Lori Solie (1997 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (9)

2004: Residing in Palm Beach County, FL, with his wife and son.
Graduated summa cum laude with a BA in English from Manhattan College and summa cum laude with an MA in English from Vanderbilt University.
His first book was published in 1976.
He was a New York ad executive for Burger King.
He is best known for his crime thrillers featuring detective Alex Cross.
His books are checked out of UK libraries more often than those of any other author (as of 2007).
Came up with the slogan "Toys R Us Kid".
In 2007, one of every 15 hardcover novels sold was a James Patterson title.
Certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the first novelist to sell more than one million e-books (July 2010).

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