Raymond Chandler 07.23.1888 - 03.26.1959 (71 years old)
Raymond Chandler was an American-British author and scriptwriter who remained active for more than 25 years around the mid-twentieth century. He wrote numerous short stories and novels in his career.
Raymond Chandler is an American novelist considered one of the greatest detective writers of all time. After getting fired from his previous work in an oil company, Chandler decided to start writing detective fiction. Among his first works were the short story “Blackmailers Don’t Shoot” and the novel “The Big Sleep, published in 1933 and 1939 respectively. These are followed by more short stories and seven more novels. He was working on his eighth novel when he died. Of all the characters he created, the most famous would probably be Philip Marlowe.
Although all of Chandler’s work were deemed to be important literary pieces, the ones which were recognized to be the greatest were “The Long Goodbye” (1953), “The Little Sister” (1949), and “Farewell, My Lovely” (1940). Click here to read more about Raymond Chandler
This actor appeared in the following radio shows