Zane Grey biography

Zane Grey

Novelist, Author

1872 – 1939

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Who was Zane Grey?

Pearl Zane Grey was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage was his best-selling book. In addition to the success of his printed works, they later had second lives and continuing influence when adapted as films and television productions. As of 2012, 112 films, two television episodes, and a television series, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater, had been made that were based loosely on his novels and short stories.

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Born
Jan 31, 1872
Zanesville
Also known as
  • Pearl Zane Grey
  • Pearl Zane Gray
  • Zane Grey's
  • Dr. Zane Grey
  • Grey Zane
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
Lived in
  • Arizona
  • Zanesville
  • Ohio
Died
Oct 23, 1939
Altadena
Resting place
Lackawaxen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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