F. L. Green biography

F. L. Green

Male, Author

1902 – 1953

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Who was F. L. Green?

Frederick Laurence Green was a British author who had 14 titles published between 1934 and 1952. He is best known for his 1945 novel, Odd Man Out, which was filmed by Carol Reed, also as Odd Man Out, in 1947.

Born in Portsmouth, on 6 April 1902, Green published his first novel, Julius Penton, in 1934. It was his second book, 1939's On the Night of the Fire, which made his name. On the Night of the Fire was also adapted for the screen in 1939 and directed by Brian Desmond Hurst.

In 1929 he married Irish-born Margaret Edwards, with whom he lived in Belfast from the mid-1930s. His last novel, Ambush for the Hunter, was published in 1952.

Green died in Bristol on 14 April 1953.

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Born
1902
Portsmouth
Also known as
  • Frederick Laurence Green
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Lived in
  • Portsmouth
Died
Apr 14, 1953
Bristol

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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