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Anne Rice

Author Anne Rice

Profession: Author

United States of America

Biography: Anne Rice was a popular modern author of gothic fiction, erotic literature and Christian literature. Her books have sold over 100 million copies.

Rice's most popular series The Vampire Chronicles revolves around a vampire character Lestat and has been adapted both into a film staring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt as well as comics.

Born: October 4, 1941
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Libra

Died: December 11, 2021 (aged 80)
Cause of Death: Complications from a stroke

Historical Events

  • 1976-04-12 Anne Rice's debut novel "Interview with a Vampire" is published by Knopf

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