Mar. 8, 1918 Brooklyn Kings County (Brooklyn) New York, USA
Jul. 17, 2006 Murrells Inlet Georgetown County South Carolina, USA
Author. Real name Frank Morrison Spillane. He is best remembered for creating the hard boiled detective Mike Hammer, who appeared in a series of violent mystery novels beginning with "I, the Jury" (1947). There have been several films adapted from his books and a "Mike Hammer" television series in the 1980s, starring Stacy Keach. Spillane himself played the character in the film "The Girl Hunters" (1963). Prior to writing novels, Spillane wrote for magazines and comic books. (bio by: C.S.)
Burial: Cremated, Ashes scattered. Plot: Scattered in a creek near his home in South Carolina.
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