Edward Bunker

1933 - 2005

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Edward Heward Bunker (December 31, 1933 – July 19, 2005) was an American author of crime fiction, a screenwriter, convicted felon and an actor. He wrote numerous books, some of which have been adapted into films. He wrote the scripts for - and acted in - Straight Time (1978) (adapted from his debut novel No Beast So Fierce), Runaway Train (1985) and Animal Factory (2000) (adapted from his sophomore novel of the same name). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Bunker has received more than 1,066,868 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Bunker is the 1,927th most popular writer (up from 2,127th in 2019), the 2,430th most popular biography from United States and the 226th most popular American Writer.

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Among writers, Edward Bunker ranks 1,927 out of 5,794Before him are Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Theodore Sturgeon, Vizma Belševica, Ludwig Börne, Gabriel Naudé, and Konstantin Ushinsky. After him are Margit Sandemo, Arctinus of Miletus, Edmond Jabès, Phocylides, Anne Golon, and Charles Berlitz.

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Among people born in 1933, Edward Bunker ranks 132Before him are Nexhmije Pagarusha, Julian Bream, Cees Nooteboom, Emanuel Ungaro, Renato Salvatori, and Will Sampson. After him are Viktor Patsayev, Gregory III Laham, Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria, Jörn Donner, Lubomyr Husar, and Miloš Milutinović. Among people deceased in 2005, Edward Bunker ranks 88Before him are James Doohan, Amrish Puri, Julio César Turbay Ayala, Aenne Burda, Ghena Dimitrova, and Vizma Belševica. After him are Monica Zetterlund, Alberto Lattuada, Jef Raskin, Michalina Wisłocka, Andre Gunder Frank, and Johnny Carson.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Edward Bunker ranks 2,430 out of 15,968Before him are Bruno Mars (1985), Robert Culp (1930), John Stockton (1962), Frances E. Allen (1932), Georgina Spelvin (1936), and Kourtney Kardashian (1979). After him are Tim Allen (1953), Lorraine Gary (1937), Nichelle Nichols (1932), Richard Thorpe (1896), Charles Berlitz (1913), and Patrick Duffy (1949).

Among WRITERS In United States

Among writers born in United States, Edward Bunker ranks 226Before him are Voltairine de Cleyre (1866), Ben Hecht (1893), Carl Sandburg (1878), Lady Randolph Churchill (1854), Clarissa Pinkola Estés (1945), and Theodore Sturgeon (1918). After him are Charles Berlitz (1913), Michael Cunningham (1952), Robert James Waller (1939), John W. Campbell (1910), Archibald Gracie IV (1858), and Kathy Reichs (1948).