John D. MacDonald
Date of Birth
Jul 24, 1916
Birth Place:
Sharon, PA


Prolific author John D. MacDonald wrote 77 mystery novels and many short stories during his four-decade career. His most popular character was Travis McGee, "a knight in slightly tarnished armor" who appeared in a series of 21 books. Several of MacDonald's books have been adapted into film, most notably his novel The Executioner, which has twice been filmed as Cape Fear. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi

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