Edgar Wallace bio

Birth Name: Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: April 1, 1875

Date Of Death: February 10, 1932

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: British

Edgar Wallace was born on the 1st of April, 1875. He was popular for being a Novelist. English multi-genre writer who is most famous for King Kong and the J. G. Reeder detective series. He wrote 175 novels and 24 plays, as well as several screenplays, non-fiction works, and poetry and short story collections.

Edgar Wallace was born in England. He worked as a war correspondent before becoming a crime writer. He published his first work, a collection of ballads, in 1898. His work inspired director Alfred Hitchcock .

Edgar Wallace was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edgar Wallace was born in 1870s.

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Edgar Wallace’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Edgar Wallace’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Edgar Wallace kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Edgar Wallace was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace
NICKNAME: Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace, Edgar Wallace
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Edgar Wallace was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Edgar Wallace was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Edgar Wallace had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Edgar Wallace’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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