Anthony Horowitz

1955 - Today

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Anthony Horowitz, OBE (born 5 April 1955) is an English novelist and screenwriter specialising in mystery and suspense. His works for young adult readers include The Diamond Brothers series, the Alex Rider series, and The Power of Five series (known in the U.S. as The Gatekeepers). His work for adults includes the play Mindgame (2001); two Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk (2011) and Moriarty (2014); two novels featuring his own detective Atticus Pund, Magpie Murders (2016) and Moonflower Murders (2020); and three novels featuring himself paired with fictional detective Daniel Hawthorne, The Word Is Murder (2017), The Sentence is Death (2018) and A Line to Kill (2021). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anthony Horowitz has received more than 1,744,268 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Anthony Horowitz is the 3,784th most popular writer (down from 3,348th in 2019), the 2,789th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,429th in 2019) and the 340th most popular British Writer.

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Among writers, Anthony Horowitz ranks 3,784 out of 5,794Before him are Tarasankar Bandyopadhyay, Florbela Espanca, Larry Kramer, Claribel Alegría, Claude Aveline, and Marcel Arland. After him are Diphilus, Granius Licinianus, Andrej Sládkovič, Alexandru Macedonski, George Chapman, and Adolf Ivar Arwidsson.

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Among people born in 1955, Anthony Horowitz ranks 187Before him are Chiyonofuji Mitsugu, Billy Blanks, Bill Condon, Anatoly Chubais, Catherine Hardwicke, and Dominique Rocheteau. After him are Djamel Zidane, Melinda Culea, Timothy Laurence, Edinho, Katsuyuki Kawachi, and Antje Jackelén.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Anthony Horowitz ranks 2,789 out of 6,924Before him are Wilfrid (634), Jerry Springer (1944), Mark Sheppard (1964), Michael Berry (1941), Sienna Guillory (1975), and Sigeberht of Wessex (750). After him are Simon Wright (1963), Frederick Twort (1877), Gerry Anderson (1929), William Martin (1767), Nicol Williamson (1936), and Martin Donnelly (1964).

Among WRITERS In United Kingdom

Among writers born in United Kingdom, Anthony Horowitz ranks 340Before him are Brian O'Nolan (1911), Christopher Priest (1943), Dodie Smith (1896), Graham Swift (1949), Martin Amis (1949), and Grace Aguilar (1816). After him are George Chapman (1559), Donald Adamson (1939), Elizabeth Goudge (1900), John Lyly (1554), Robert Herrick (1591), and Mary Stewart (1916).