Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith bio

Birth Name: Patricia Highsmith

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Texas

Date Of Birth: January 19, 1921

Date Of Death: February 4, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Patricia Highsmith was born on the 19th of January, 1921. She was popular for being a Novelist. An American writer of psychological thrillers, she is best known for Strangers on a Train and the popular Tom Ripley series. Many of her novels and short stories, including The Talented Mr. Ripley, were adapted into films.

Patricia Highsmith was born in Texas. She graduated from Barnard College in 1942 and subsequently worked as a comic book writer. She bred over three-hundred snails in the garden of her home in Suffolk, England.

Patricia Highsmith was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Patricia Highsmith was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Patricia Highsmith 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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Patricia Highsmith’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Patricia Highsmith’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Patricia Highsmith kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Patricia Highsmith was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Patricia Highsmith
NICKNAME: Patricia
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Patricia Highsmith was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Patricia Highsmith was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Patricia Highsmith had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Patricia Highsmith’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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