Paul Zindel
Date of Birth
May 15, 1936
Birth Place:
Staten Island, NY


A noted playwright whose Pulitzer prize-winning effort, The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds, was subsequently adapted into a feature film by actor-turned-director Paul Newman, Paul Zindel continued to pen efforts for both stage and screen throughout the 1980s in addition to his success as an author of children's fiction. Born in Staten Island, NY, in May of 1936, Zindel would...