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2. Colin Dexter
Writer | Endeavour
Colin Dexter was born on September 29, 1930 in Stamford, Lincolnshire, England as Norman Colin Dexter. He was a writer and actor, known for Endeavour (2012), Inspector Lewis (2006) and Inspector Morse (1987). He was married to Dorothy Cooper. He died on March 21, 2017 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, ...
5. Ian Rankin
Writer | Rebus
Ian Rankin was born on April 28, 1960 in Cardenden, Fife, Scotland as Ian James Rankin. He is a writer and actor, known for Rebus (2000), Reichenbach Falls (2007) and Doors Open (2012). He has been married to Anna Miranda Harvey since July 5, 1986. They have two children.
Writer | Foyle's War
Born in North London, he attended Orley Farm Prep School. Then, he attended Rugby School and he graduated from York University. He wrote his first book when he was only 23 years old. Not only is he a talented screenwriter, he has written over 20 books for children. He continues to write and a list ...
Writer | Afternoon Encounter
Henning Mankell was born on February 3, 1948 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. He was a writer and actor, known for Afternoon Encounter, Et lite grøss? (1973) and Löpet (1981). He was married to Eva Bergman. He died on October 5, 2015 in Göteborg, Sweden.
8. Maj Sjöwall
Writer | Mördaren - en helt vanlig person
Maj Sjöwall was born on September 25, 1935 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden. She is a writer and actress, known for Mördaren - en helt vanlig person (1967), Man on the Roof (1976) and Mannen på balkongen (1993). She was previously married to Per Wahlöö.
15. Stieg Larsson
Writer | The Girl in the Spider's Web
Stieg Larsson was born on August 15, 1954 in Umeå, Västerbottens län, Sweden as Karl Stig-Erland Larsson. He was a writer, known for The Girl in the Spider's Web (2018), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011). He died on November 9, 2004 in Stockholm, ...
19. Jo Nesbø
Writer | The Snowman
Jo Nesbø is a world-renowned crime writer recognized for broadening the scope of modern crime and thriller fiction. His books have garnered countless international awards, sold over forty million copies, and been translated into fifty languages. In addition to the Harry Hole series he is the author...
21. Thomas Hardy
Writer | Far from the Madding Crowd
Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840 in Upper Bockhampton, Dorset, England. He was a writer, known for Far from the Madding Crowd (2015), Tess (1979) and Far from the Madding Crowd (1967). He was married to Florence Emily Dugdale and Emma Lavinia Gifford. He died on January 11, 1928 in Dorchester,...
24. Ian McEwan
Writer | Atonement
Ian McEwan was born on June 21, 1948 in Aldershot, Hampshire, England as Ian Russell McEwan. He is a writer and producer, known for Atonement (2007), The Good Son (1993) and Enduring Love (2004). He has been married to Annalena McAfee since 1997. He was previously married to Penny Allen.