Facts about Graham Greene
Graham Greene died at 86 years old
Birthplace: Hertfordshire, England
Best known as: Author of The Honorary Consul and The Third Man
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Graham Greene Biography
Name at birth: Henry Graham Greene
Graham Greene was a popular and critically acclaimed author during the 20th century, a British writer known for stranger-in-a-strange-land stories such as 1955’s The Quiet American. By his own claim, Greene wrote both "entertainments" and "serious novels," many of them political thrillers. An editor, essayist, playwright and novelist, Greene’s other famous works include Brighton Rock (1938), Our Man in Havana (1958) and The Honorary Consul (1973). He had a long association with the movies, and was involved in This Gun for Hire (1942, with Alan Ladd), The Third Man (1949, starring Orson Welles) and Loser Takes All (1956).
Graham’s mother was a cousin to British writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
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- Fans from his hometown describe his influence and career
- The Paris Review chats him up about his art
- His filmography from the Internet Movie Database