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Robert L. “Robin” Moore

  • Birth 31 Oct 1925 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 21 Feb 2008 Hopkinsville, Christian County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Memorial ID 24819922

Author. Born Robert L. Moore, he is best known as the author of "The Green Berets" (1965) and "The French Connection" (1969). Both were made into famous films, "The Green Berets" starring John Wayne in 1968. "The French Connection", starring Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider, won the Best Picture Oscar for 1971. His many novels included "Pitchman" (1966), "The Happy Hooker" (1972), "Dubai" (1976), "Tales of The Green Beret" (1985), "Area 51" (1997) and "Hunting Down Saddam" (2004). He also co-wrote the the song "The Ballad of The Green Berets" with US Army Sgt. Barry Sadler which was a number one hit in 1966. A former veteran war correspondent, at the 2007 5th Special Forces Group Reunion Banquet, he was confirmed as a life long member of 5th group and made honorary Ambassador Green Beret Kentucky Colonel.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 22 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24819922
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert L. “Robin” Moore (31 Oct 1925–21 Feb 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24819922, citing Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .