Mickey Spillane

Mickey Spillane

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 17 Jul 2006 (aged 88)
Murrells Inlet, Georgetown County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered
Plot Scattered in a creek near his home in South Carolina.
Memorial ID 14963617 · View Source
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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.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 17 Jul 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 14963617
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mickey Spillane (8 Mar 1918–17 Jul 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 14963617, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered.