Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum

Birth
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 12 Mar 2001 (aged 73)
Naples, Collier County, Florida, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 8962773 · View Source
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Author. Born in New York City, he spent his childhood in New Jersey and was educated privately and at Chesire Academy in Connecticut. Ludlum began appearing in school theatre productions and then performed in the comedy; "Junior Miss" on Broadway when he was just 16 years old. During the Second World War, Ludlum tried to join the RCAF in Canada, but was refused and subsequently enlisted and served from 1945- 47 as an infantryman with the U.S. Marine Corps. He went to College at Wesleyan University in Middletown and graduated in 1951 with a Bachelor's of Arts degree. That same year he married Mary Ryducha, and actress with whom he had three children. Ludlum published "The Cry of the Halidon" & "Trevayne" using the pseudonym Jonathan Ryder. He also published one book, "The Road to Gandolpho" under the name Micheal Shepherd. In his later years, he and his wife retired to Florida due to the warmer climate. Robert Ludlum died on March 12, 2001 in Naples, Florida of a heart attack.

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  • Added: 21 Jun 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8962773
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